Oxford, UK (December 9, 2005)–Solid State Logic has announced several promotions in its U.S.-based sales and service departments. The promotions have been made to strengthen the existing sales and service teams.
George HortonGeorge Horton has been promoted to sales manager for the U.S. Western region, Mexico and South America. Horton moves over to sales after 16 years as an SSL service engineer and manager. His SSL career began at the company’s UK headquarters; he then traveled the world as service engineer with brief stops in Singapore. Horton took over as SSL Los Angeles service manager in 1998. He will continue to work from the Los Angeles office, reporting to Phil Wagner, president, SSL Inc.
“We are extremely pleased to have George involved in Western U.S., Mexico and South American sales,” commented Wagner. “George is an incredibly talented engineer and has an exceptional history of customer support. This well-deserved promotion is a win-win for our customers, George and SSL. George has a broad range of experiences in the music, broadcast, post-production and film markets.”
Horton added: “From my many years of technical support, I maintain a true enjoyment of providing solutions for our customers. I look forward to carrying this tradition forward into sales.”
In the Service Department, Phill Scholes moves from SSL New York to Los Angeles to replace Horton as Los Angeles service manager. Scholes initially joined SSL as a service engineer at SSL UK headquarters and moved to New York as service engineer in 2004.
Bill Brown has joined the SSL Los Angeles team as service engineer, reporting to Scholes. Brown, who spent 14 years with AMS Neve, brings a tremendous background supporting the film, post-production and broadcast markets.
Rob Penney, service engineer at SSL UK, moves into the same role at SSL New York, where he will report to Thomas Jensen, New York service manager.
Wagner concluded, “This shift of talented engineers ensures that SSL customers will continue to receive the level of support they are accustomed to.”
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