Costa Mesa, CA (January 19, 2016)—Gene Joly has been named vice president of QSC Professional, the division which offers live performance solutions aimed at A/V rental and production, clubs and live music venues.
Joly brings nearly 40 years of experience in pro audio and MI markets to the new role. He spent the past 12 years in various executive positions at Guitar Center, including senior VP of Merchandising of GC’s High Tech Division; executive VP of Merchandising at Musician’s Friend; executive VP of GC Stores; and most recently, president of Musician’s Friend.
Joly has also served on the Board of Directors of the National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM); the Board of Trustees for Berklee College of Music; and the Advisory Board and Development Panel of The MIDI Association.
“I am very excited to have such an experienced, well-respected industry executive as Gene Joly join our team,” said QSC President and CEO Joe Pham in a statement. “With his exceptional product, retail and business management experience, Gene is the ideal leader for the QSC Professional Division as we move the company forward in building the future.”