9/3/2009 3:55 PM
ATLANTA, GA —
Auralex Acoustics, Inc.
, is pleased to announce
Karen Richardson as its new Director of Sales
. Richardson, an industry veteran, has extensive experience in multiple sales channels. Richardson will lead Auralex in expanding the company’s presence in the CEDIA market as well as maintaining its position as the leader in sound control in the pro audio, MI and commercial installation markets. She will be in attendance at this year’s CEDIA show (Booth 1317).
Richardson’s broad experience includes the position of National Sales Manager for Home Theater products for Genelec OY, VP of Consumer Sales for Bryston and Accounts Specialist for Parasound Products. Just prior to joining Auralex, Richardson held the position of President of the ASL Group, a distributor of upscale home audio brands, where her responsibilities included expanding ASL’s dealer base into the custom install channel.
“Karen’s professional experience in both the CEDIA and our core markets makes her the perfect addition to Auralex’s executive team,” says Eric Smith, founder and president of Auralex Acoustics. “I am confident that her extensive market and sales knowledge will help Auralex further strengthen its position in the evolving marketplace.”
“I’m very excited about joining such a great company and recognizable brand,” says Richardson. “My goal in this position is to provide Auralex with a strategic sales and marketing effort to better serve its core customers and explore new business opportunities in the existing channels that Auralex serves, as well as additional channels. I look forward to developing exciting new initiatives that will further cement our position as the industry leader in sound control.”
Richardson has also been involved in numerous industry organizations such as CEDIA’s Manufacturers Council, CEA as Chair of the High Performance Audio Board, and Secretary Treasurer of the Audio Engineering Society’s San Francisco chapter.
About Auralex Acoustics, Inc.
Located in Indianapolis, Auralex Acoustics was founded in 1977 with a mission to provide top-performing acoustical treatment products at the best value. Since then, thousands of satisfied Auralex customers have experienced improved acoustics, expert advice and exceptional customer service. Auralex products enjoy widespread use among prominent artists, producers, engineers, corporations, celebrities and government agencies.
Auralex Acoustics has become the industry leader in innovative sound control solutions and continues to enjoy rapid growth through an international network of authorized dealers. Visit the Auralex Web site at www.auralex.com . Auralex can be reached via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 1.800.959.3343.