- by Jacob Coakley
Harman continues to make personnel moves in the new year. Harman named Andy Flint to the position of senior manager in the portable PA marketing, loudspeaker group. Flint will handle the portable PA market for JBL Professional products is in charge of developing new marketing and product strategies for the group. Additionally, Jaime Albors has been promoted to the position of senior director of global sales operations, reporting directly to reporting directly to Scott Robbins, Harman’s executive VP of worldwide sales. After working as the senior director of sales in Harman’s Interncontinental Region, Albors will now oversee operations in Harman’s global sales office.
Andy Flint Joins HARMAN Professional Loudspeaker Group as Senior Manager, Portable PA Marketing for JBL Professional Products
NORTHRIDGE, California – HARMAN Professional has appointed Andy Flint to the position of Senior Manager, Portable PA Marketing, Loudspeaker Group. In his new role, Flint will handle the Portable PA market for HARMAN Professional’s Loudspeaker Group and its JBL Professional products, and will lead the development of new marketing and product strategies for this segment. He will report directly to Mark Gander, head of marketing for the Loudspeaker Group and its JBL Professional brand.
Flint joins the Loudspeaker Group after eight years with HARMAN Professional’s Amplifier division, where he was responsible for managing product strategy, pricing structures, brand image and large account relationships for the professional audio retail market and played an integral role in Crown Audio becoming the market leader in the portable PA power amplifier market segment.
“Andy’s extensive portable PA experience and strong industry relationships make him an ideal match for the role of Senior Manager, Portable PA Marketing,” Gander said. “We are confident that he will be a tremendous asset as he takes on this new position.”
“I am looking forward to the prospect of working with a group of talented professionals in the Loudspeaker Group and am equally excited to promote JBL Pro, the industry’s leading range of loudspeakers in the portable PA category,” Flint said.
Flint holds a BA in Marketing and an MBA in International Management and Marketing from the University of Wisconsin.
Harman Professional Names Jaime Albors Sr. Director of Global Sales Operations
NORTHRIDGE, California — As part of its continuing program to provide channel partners and customers in all geographic territories with the most comprehensive sales support while positioning itself for long term growth, HARMAN Professional today announced the appointment of industry and HARMAN veteran, Jaime Albors, to the position of Senior Director of Global Sales Operations. Reporting directly to Scott Robbins, HARMAN Professional Executive Vice President of Worldwide Sales, Albors is tasked with immediate oversight of all HARMAN global sales office operational activities.
Jaime Albors previously held the position of Senior Director, Sales, Intercontinental Region, where he headed operations of HARMAN’s San Juan, Puerto Rico sales office and was responsible for working closely with channel partners and dealers in Canada, Mexico, Central and South America, and The Caribbean Islands to ensure the highest levels of customer engagement and satisfaction. He also previously worked with Crown Audio in Elkhart, Indiana. Albors holds a BA in Management from Ashford University in Clinton, Iowa.
Commenting on the appointment, Robbins said today, “Jaime has consistently been among our top sales performers for many years. He has a deep technical understand of our products and understands the importance our customers place on digital technology and system integration, and the increasingly mass deployment of affordable, reliable networking. Jaime Albors has long recognized this fact and, for me, he is the model sales leader with a unique capacity to listen to the needs of his partners and customers while providing them with the systems and tools they need to be successful. I am very pleased that Jaime has accepted this expanded role and I look forward to him applying his experience on a global level.”
Echoing this sentiment, Jaime Albors noted, “HARMAN has market-leading technologies and systems that provide unique value to customers in a host of professional markets around the globe. Our message has resonance among channel partners and customers. Whereas I have enjoyed my role leading HARMAN’s Intercontinental sales initiative, I look forward to the new challenge of managing HARMAN Professional’s International global sales operations.”
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