Kitchener, Canada (July 24, 2007)–Tannoy North America has hired Richard Steele to take on the position of national consultant manager for the company’s commercial product sector.
Richard Steele Marc Bertrand, Tannoy North America’s managing director, commented, “This new position within Tannoy North America was created to better serve the specific needs of our consultant base. We have very strong relationship, and the addition of Richard will contribute to continued progress. I believe this new position will strengthen the entire Tannoy team and further solidify Tannoy’s prominence as the leading premium loudspeaker brand in commercial audio and high-end sound reinforcement.”
Steele’s career in the audio industry has included Strait Music Company in Austin, TX; Blackstone Audio Video; and JMS Marketing. Throughout these jobs, he has worked with artists like Willie Nelson, Stevie Ray Vaughn and David Bowie, and has helped on architectural projects like the MGM EFX Theater.
Bertrand added, “Richard’s diverse background in retail sales, installations, live production, manufacturing and as an independent manufacturer’s representative has prepared him well for the challenges ahead. He has successfully interfaced and forged relationships with architects, designers, engineers, consultants, contractors and end-users throughout his career that will definitely aid in growing Tannoy’s business.”