Recent hires reflect ongoing growth and expansion of Focusrite and Novation in the U.S.
Los Angeles, CA, — Focusrite Novation Inc., the wholly owned U.S. subsidiary of the U.K.-based manufacturer Focusrite Audio Engineering Ltd., announces several new appointments. The announcement was made by Phil Wagner, President of Focusrite Novation Inc., underscoring the ongoing growth and expansion of the Focusrite and Novation brands and their sales channels in the U.S.
Industry veteran Michael Prager has joined Focusrite Novation Inc. as Focusrite National Sales Manager. Michael comes to Focusrite with a wealth of experience in Pro Audio. He was most recently with Adam Audio as their Director of Sales. Prior to that, Michael was the Guitar Center Recording Category Manager.
Additionally, Nick De Friez has been appointed Novation’s Sales Manager. Prior to joining Novation, Nick worked for leading DJ audio software company Serato, giving him rich experience in this product category. In his new role, Nick will be focusing on Novation sales and marketing, where he will help develop comprehensive dealer sales programs and improve Novation’s customer engagement strategy.
Finally, Jeremy Lumsden is moving into the position of Director of U.S. Marketing for both Focusrite and Novation brands. A veteran of the Focusrite Novation organization, Jeremy has helped advance the company with respect to sales and advertising policy, and his new role will build upon his prior experience at the company.
Phil Wagner, President of Focusrite Novation Inc., stated, “Having these three individuals in their new roles with our team signals great things for Focusrite and Novation in the U.S. They are eager to work with the rest of our organization, our sales reps, dealers and end users to strengthen these brands and take them to the next level. We welcome them to their new roles, and we look forward to a great 2015 and beyond.”