Old Lyme, CT (October 20, 2011)—John Falcone, President and CEO of Sennheiser Electronic Corporation, will be promoted to Vice President Sales, Americas as of January 1, 2012.
In his new position, Falcone will head business in the entire Americas region, encompassing the United States, Canada and Latin America. Having run Sennheiser Electronic Corporation, the US subsidiary, for the past 13 years, he moves on to his new enlarged responsibility for the entire American Region, thus taking on a more global role.
Recently Sennheiser engaged in a major restructuring program to improve customer focus and market knowledge. In the course of this restructuring program, Sennheiser also reorganized sales operations into three major regions: The Americas, EMEA and Asia.
Greg Beebe, newly appointed President, Sennheiser Electronic Corporation, Jean Langlais, President Sennheiser Canada as well as Markus Warlitz, newly appointed General Manager of Sennheiser Latin America, will report to John Falcone as Vice President Sales, Americas.
Under Falcone’s management, the US subsidiary, representing a significant portion of Sennheiser’s global business, had achieved record sales numbers. “John comes with an excellent track record and is well equipped for his new assignment. I’d like to congratulate him on his well-deserved appointment, which will support our strategy for the upcoming years,” commented Volker Bartels, Speaker of Sennheiser’s Executive Management Board and President Corporate Services. ”John will help us implementing our premium strategy, with a particular focus on each of our three Business Divisions and give a significant positive impulse for business in the Latin American markets.”