Asheville, NC (May 3, 2018)—d&b audiotechnik has named industry veteran Larry Italia as its new territory manager Americas and president & CEO of d&b audiotechnik Corporation, USA.
Based out of the d&b US office in Asheville, Italia will oversee all d&b business in North, Central and South America.
Most recently, Italia was vice president of the Integration Division of Sound Image (Escondido, CA), where he was responsible for new business development as well as management of the day-to-day business and staff.
Before that, however, Italia had a noted career at Yamaha Corporation of America, working his way up to vice president and general manager of Yamaha Commercial Audio Systems, where was responsible for all aspects of the business in Canada and the U.S.
“It’s a great honor for me to join the d&b family,” said Italia. “Made up of a unique blend of artistic, human and technical resources, the team also has the experience and expertise to harness those resources into an amazing offering that customers can rely on. I look forward to working for this great company that truly understands customers and the market. The Americas business is already well on its way to realizing the next phase of unparalleled growth.”
Meanwhile, Stephan Greiner, d&b chief sales officer, commented, “I am very excited that we managed to win Larry for the d&b-team. With the perfect mix of industry experience and a great personality, Larry is the addition we needed to lead our d&b network in the Americas to new heights. We have been very successful in the Americas over the last 20 years, but this hasn’t lowered our ambitions.”
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