The new General Managers at Vincent Lighting Systems (L to R) Herman Sayre, Tom Siko, and Walt Weber
The new General Managers at Vincent Lighting Systems (L to R) Herman Sayre, Tom Siko, and Walt Weber

Vincent Lighting Systems Appoints General Managers, Expands into Rigging Market

Michael Eddy

As Vincent Lighting Systems (VLS) celebrates 40 years in business, the company is adding a greater focus on its people, processes, and products. In response to its goal to create a closer knit of leadership and management, the company has appointed General Managers for each of its offices.

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Jamie Gahlon is the Interim Director of HowlRound
Jamie Gahlon is the Interim Director of HowlRound

HowlRound Names Jamie Gahlon Interim Director

Michael Eddy

HowlRound co-founder Jamie Gahlon has been named Interim Director of HowlRound, a free and open platform for theatremakers worldwide that amplifies progressive, disruptive ideas about the art form and facilitates connection between diverse practitioners. She replaces P. Carl, who left HowlRound to pursue creative opportunities in November 2017.

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Andrew Pernetti, Eastern Sales Manager, Powersoft, and James Putland, Office Manager, Powersoft
Andrew Pernetti, Eastern Sales Manager, Powersoft, and James Putland, Office Manager, Powersoft

Powersoft Announces Key Appointments in North American Operations

Michael Eddy

Powersoft announced two key appointments as it seeks continued growth in the North American market. Effective immediately, the company has appointed Andrew Pernetti as Eastern Sales Manager and James Putland as Office Manager. Both new employees will report directly to Luca Giorgi, General Manager, North America, Powersoft. The announcement comes after Powersoft recently announced its new U.S. headquarters location in Kearny, NJ.

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Paul Wong has been appointed managing director of Avolites
Paul Wong has been appointed managing director of Avolites

Avolites Appoints Paul Wong as Managing Director

Michael Eddy

London-based technology industry expert Paul Wong has been appointed Managing Director of Avolites. Born and raised in sunny Southport, Wong is an experienced Business to Business managing director with a track record of strong growth in multiple industries with a focus on industry-leading technological innovation.

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The Chauvet Germany team
The Chauvet Germany team

Chauvet Expands into Germany

Michael Eddy

Chauvet has established Chauvet Germany GmbH, a wholly owned subsidiary to serve the German market. Based in Bremen, the new subsidiary will distribute and service Chauvet Professional, Chauvet DJ, and Iluminarc products. The opening of the new facility represents the company’s first direct presence in the German market. Thomas Fischer, formerly Owner and Managing Director of Fischer GmbH, has been named Managing Director of Chauvet’s German operation, which will focus on lighting. He is joined by Henning Oeker, a well-known lighting industry expert, who will serve as Regional Sales Manager.

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