Buena Park, CA (March 12, 2007)–Yamaha Corporation of America has appointed Cliff DeManty director of marketing for its Pro Audio & Combo Division, effective November 1, 2006. DeManty will report to Tom Sumner, vice president and general manager, Pro Audio & Combo Division (PAC).
Cliff DeManty DeManty comes to PAC from Yamaha’s Consumer Products Division (CPD), where he served as national sales manager in charge of Yamaha portable keyboard, digital piano, digital drum, guitar and accessory products.
Prior to joining Yamaha, he held the position of national director of sales for the Music Industry Division at Casio, selling keyboard, digital piano and digital drum products. At Casio, he also served as a regional sales manager, where he sold and managed mass market and music dealer accounts in keyboard, digital piano, electronic drum, audio, and toy products.
“Cliff has experienced the MI Channel as a retailer, a salesperson selling to the channel and as a customer,” said Sumner. “His diverse knowledge of the channel and products will help him greatly in his mission to drive the sales of Yamaha products in MI retailers.”
Yamaha Corporation of America, Pro Audio & Combo Division