On the Move

FOR-A America Names Pedro Silvestre Sales Director

PLSN Staff •
  • On the Move
• February 8, 2011
FORT LEE, NJ - FOR-A Corporation of America named Pedro Silvestre sales director. Silvestre, who had been FOR-A's regional sales manager, Caribbean and Latin America, for the past four years, will now manage sales for all of the U.S. and Latin America. Read More...

Award-Winning Journalist Debi Moen Joins PLSN As Columnist

PLSN Staff •
  • On the Move
• February 7, 2011

LAS VEGAS - PLSN announced that award-winning industry journalist Debi Moen will join as a columnist starting in March. Her column, "Designer Watch," will shine the spotlight on people and projects.

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Bay Stage Lighting Names Gaskin Sales Executive

PLSN Staff •
  • On the Move
• February 5, 2011
TAMPA, FL - Bay Stage Lighting named Crystal Gaskin sales executive. Gaskin, with eight years of experience, will be responsible for all outside sales. She has a BSBA in Finance from the University of West Florida. Read More...

Robert Juliat Names Lighting Bits Exclusive Distributor in Brazil

PLSN Staff •
  • On the Move
• February 4, 2011
SAO PAULO, Brazil - Robert Juliat named Lighting Bits Ltda its exclusive distributor for Brazil. Headed by Daniel Ridano, Lighting Bits Ltda will also share the broader Latin American market with other Robert Juliat distributors. Read More...

Juice Goose Names New Rep Firm for Illinois, Wisconsin

PLSN Staff •
  • On the Move
• February 4, 2011
HOUSTON - Juice Goose named Naperville, IL-based Spoiled By Technology, a company with over 50 years experience, as its new representative for Illinois and Wisconsin. Read More...

4Wall LA Adds Joel Sherman as Rentals and Sales Agent

PLSN Staff •
  • On the Move
• February 4, 2011
LOS ANGELES - 4Wall LA added 20-year lighting industry veteran Joel Sherman to its staff as a rentals and sales agent. Sherman began his career at Angstrom Lighting, working from the ground up focusing lekos and rolling cable, then advancing to rentals and sales for the company. He also worked for Kinetic lighting and ShowPro before coming to 4Wall LA, the newest of 4Wall's four locations. Read More...

Clearwing Productions California Open for Business

PLSN Staff •
  • On the Move
• February 3, 2011
SAN DIEGO, CA - Clearwing Productions announced the launch of Clearwing Productions California, Inc., extending the company's reach into San Diego, Los Angeles and other California markets. Jason Schwartzel, who had been project engineer for the Clearwing Productions Arizona design/build department, is overseeing the new location. Read More...

ESS Australia Returns as Australian-Owned and Operated Staging Company

PLSN Staff •
  • On the Move
• February 3, 2011
SYDNEY and MELBOURNE - Edwin Shirley Staging Australia (ESS Australia), which changed its name to ES Group Australia Pty Ltd (ESG) in 2009, will now be known once again as ESS Australia. Current managing director Iain Barclay has become the sole shareholder and has assumed all operating responsibility for the company. Read More...

Studiotec Named New Martin Professional Distributor in Finland

PLSN Staff •
  • On the Move
• February 3, 2011
ESPOO, Finland - Martin Professional Scandinavia named Studiotec as its new distributor in Finland. Founded 30 years ago, Studiotec distributes lighting and sound equipment to the entertainment industry from this Helsinki suburb. Read More...

New Name, Business Structure for Le Maitre in U.S.

PLSN Staff •
  • On the Move
• February 3, 2011

AUSTIN, TX - After moving to a new location here, Le Maitre Ltd North America recently changed its name to Le Maitre USA LLC, with operations director John McDowell becoming president and account manager Randy Hicks joining the Le Maitre USA team.

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Big Screen Ventures Opens in New Orleans

PLSN Staff •
  • On the Move
• January 25, 2011
NEW ORLEANS - Big Screen Ventures, a new company that rents Barco B-10 mobile LED video screens for events and festivals, opened at 4300 Clio Street in downtown New Orleans, where it shares space with sibling companies RZI Lighting and Red Carpet Searchlights. The group of companies also recently purchased a larger warehouse to store their gear. Read More...

Panamax/Furman’s Dave Keller Named Chairman of IPRO-MG

PLSN Staff •
  • On the Move
• January 24, 2011
Panamax/Furman announced that Dave Keller, the company's senior vice president of sales and marketing, has been named as chairman of the Manufacturer's Group (MG) of the Independent Professional Representatives Organization (IPRO), a non-profit professional sales representative organization. Read More...
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