Southampton, U.K. (August 19, 2008)--The Hollywood, FL-based Stanton Group has hired Chris Penney as U.K. product specialist for Stanton DJ and Cerwin Vega.
Based in Southampton, U.K., Penney's primary responsibilities will include product training, store demonstrations and being the technical information source for all Stanton Group brands.
In addition to this new position, Stanton U.K. will increase its presence by adding an additional warehouse in Southampton. The facility will be used for storing training, demonstration, marketing materials and stock.
"Chris is the perfect addition to the Stanton U.K. team," said Stanton Group CEO Tim Dorwart. "His extensive background and knowledge of our brands and initiatives certainly ensure his success. We believe his role will increase operational efficiency and, in turn, lead to growth in our bottom line."
Penney commented, "The opportunity to be a part of such a world-class organization is a tremendous honor. I'm excited help improve Stanton Group's international dealer and customer experience."
Prior to joining the Stanton Group, Penney has had more than 12 years of experience as a working DJ and has spent the last seven years as a sound and light engineer. His professional experiences include full audio installations, system programming and the maintenance and servicing of large-scale PA and lighting systems.
The Stanton Group