David Morbey and Bash Akhtar
New York, NY (June 24, 2014)—Martin Audio recently announced the appointment of two new strategic hires, taking on the positions of operations director and product manager, respectively.
Bash Akhtar, the new operations director, previously served as operations and manufacturing director of RLC Callender, Smiths Detection and Harmonic Inc. Bash earned a Fellowship in Manufacturing Management from Cranfield University and is a Manufacturing Systems Engineer from the University of Hertfordshire.
David Morbey has joined as the company’s first dedicated product manager, having previously served as global product marketing manager at D&M Professional.
“We’re delighted to have Bash and David join us as we continue to build a world class team. Their expertise will enable us to further grow the business and support our customer base,” said James King, director of Marketing.
These two new hires are in addition to a number of other recent recruits: Andy Weingaertner for sales in EMEA; Robin Dibble has come in to bolster the Product Support Engineer team; Alan Josey has been confirmed as the new finance director; Carl Davies has joined as junior mechanical design engineer; and Nicole Thorne for the North American team in sales admin support.