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Shay Simpson
Shay Simpson

Bandit Adds Shay Simpson to Knoxville HQ

Nook Schoenfeld
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KNOXVILLE, TN – Bandit Lites named Shay Simpson senior accountant. Simpson, who has 13 years of entertainment industry experience, will manage all aspect of the accounting systems while developing and maintaining accounting policies and procedures. She will be based at the company's headquarters in Knoxville. 

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Jan De Witte
Jan De Witte

Barco Announces Jan De Witte as CEO-Designate

Nook Schoenfeld
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KORTRIJK, Belgium – Barco noted April 28, 2016 that Eric Van Zele, CEO, plans to retire later this year and that Jan De Witte, a former corporate officer of the General Electric Company, will serve as CEO of Barco. De Witte will join Barco’s Core Leadership Team in June 2016 to effectively take over as CEO on Oct. 1, 2016. Van Zele will continue to serve on the Board of Directors to ensure continuity of leadership and strategic focus for the company.

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Pictured here from left, on top row, are Fleurette Vincent, Desmond Yim, Chrysant Liu and Lars Paape. From left, bottom row, are Christian Dickens, Andy Briggs, Mit Patel, Ryan Sklar.
Pictured here from left, on top row, are Fleurette Vincent, Desmond Yim, Chrysant Liu and Lars Paape. From left, bottom row, are Christian Dickens, Andy Briggs, Mit Patel, Ryan Sklar.

d3 Technologies Grows Management and Support Teams Worldwide

Nook Schoenfeld
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LONDON – d3 Technologies announced a number of global new hires and two new office locations as the company rapidly expands worldwide. Pictured here from left, on top row, are Fleurette Vincent, Desmond Yim, Chrysant Liu and Lars Paape. From left, bottom row, are Christian Dickens, Andy Briggs, Mit Patel, Ryan Sklar.

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Ai logo
Ai logo

Avolites Names Group One Sole US Distributor For Ai Media Server

Nook Schoenfeld
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FARMINGDALE, NY -- Avolites Ltd named Farmingdale, NY-based Group One Ltd as the sole US distributor for its Ai range of media servers. As of May 1t, Group One is now promoting, selling and supporting Avolites’ new Ai R Series media servers, which boast a long list of powerful features and hardware, alongside the manufacturer’s existing lighting control products, all designed and manufactured in the UK.

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Julie Smith Joins Altman Lighting

Nook Schoenfeld
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YONKERS, NY - Altman Lighting is pleased to announce that Julie Smith has joined the Altman team in the role of General Manager. Julie will work from the Altman Lighting headquarters in Yonkers, NY to oversee all facets on the company’s daily operations.

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Mike Poirier
Mike Poirier

Mike Poirier Joins Solotech Broadcast Team

Nook Schoenfeld
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MONTREAL – Solotech added Mike Poirier to its Integration Division as Business Development Director for the broadcast market. Before joining Solotech, Poirier held positions a Sales Director, General Manager and Vice President for a number of broadcast equipment manufacturers.The company noted that the appointment was part of its growing commitment to the broadcast industry in the North American market.

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Fourleaf Takes Over GLP Distribution in Japan
Fourleaf Takes Over GLP Distribution in Japan

Fourleaf Takes Over GLP Distribution in Japan

Nook Schoenfeld
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SUN VALLEY, CA – GLP has appointed the company Fourleaf Inc. to handle its market leading LED and discharge lighting fixtures in Japan. Described by GLP’s Sales Director, Asia, Søren Storm as “young, hungry and with a high energy level” he adds that Fourleaf has further credentials in that the company already has in-depth knowledge of the catalogue, and the existing users in the territory. Michael Muenz, GLP General Manager, Asia, is pictured here shaking hands with Fourleaf president and CEO, Shinichi Kikukawa.

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Pictured here, from left, are Josef Valchar, Robe s.r.o. CEO & Founder; John Bilyk; Bob Schacherl, CEO, Robe North America; and Harry von den Stemmen, Robe s.r.o. Sales Director.
Pictured here, from left, are Josef Valchar, Robe s.r.o. CEO & Founder; John Bilyk; Bob Schacherl, CEO, Robe North America; and Harry von den Stemmen, Robe s.r.o. Sales Director.

Robe Names John Bilyk Canadian Sales Manager

Nook Schoenfeld
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TORONTO - Robe North America named John Bilyk as its Canadian Sales Manager, effective immediately. Bilyk has enjoyed a long and successful career in the entertainment lighting market working for numerous leading companies including most recently a 15 year stint as the Canadian Sales Manager for Dallas-based Vari-Lite. Pictured here, from left, are Josef Valchar, Robe s.r.o. CEO & Founder; John Bilyk; Bob Schacherl, CEO, Robe North America; and Harry von den Stemmen, Robe s.r.o. Sales Director.

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LMG Joins Roster of d3 Technologies’ U.S. Rental Partners

Nook Schoenfeld
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LONDON – d3 Technologies announced that LMG has become its  latest rental partner in the US. d3 Technologies maintains a global network of rental partners who help fulfill customers’ d3 hardware requirements in their local areas. LMG joins a dozen other rental partners based in the US.

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