Northridge, CA (January 7, 2015)—Harman Professional has announced a new leadership team for AKG. Bryan Bradley, already general manager of Harman Pro’s loudspeaker business unit, was tapped to lead AKG in July 2014; now AKG will have Karam Kaul as director of Marketing and Eric Boyer as vice president of Worldwide Sales.
Eric Boyer and Karam Kaul will both be based in the Harman Professional Division’s Northridge, CA headquarters, while the AKG home base in Vienna will be managed by Martin Thaler, Head of AKG Austria GmbH.
Boyer was previously director Of Marketing and Global Business Development at Beijing Pacific Budee Technology Development Co. in Beijing, China, and prior to that director of Business Development at Burl Audio in Santa Cruz, CA. He was also vice president of Operations at Audio Agent, led marketing for PreSonus Audio Electronics and was director of Marketing and later Vice President of Manufacturing at Blue Microphones. He is a Pro Tools-certified producer/engineer and a voting member of the Recording Academy, as well as a member-at-large of the Audio Engineering Society.
Karam Kaul joins AKG from MI retailer Guitar Center, where he held various positions, most recently director of Marketing for Guitarcenter.com. Previously, he also held roles as director of Business Development for Tech Merchandising and director of Training for the Tech Division.