Professional Sound - December 2017 - Page 13

Kris O’Reilly Named Product Manager for Yamaha Live Sound & Music Production YAMAHA’S KRIS O’REILLY Yamaha Canada Music has announced the addition of Kris O’Reilly to its combo team as product marketing manag- er for live sound and music production. O’Reilly comes to Yamaha with years of MI experience, having worked for Long & McQuade as its key buyer for audio and recording products since 2008, but started working in their Scarborough, ON store in 2004. O’Reilly also worked at MusicStop in St. John’s, NL after earning his Bachelor of Arts degree in music from Memorial Univer- sity. After relocating to Ontario, he complet- ed an Honours Diploma in audio engineer- ing from OIART in London in 2002. O’Reilly can be reached directly at or 647-426-4258. For more information, contact Yamaha Canada Music: 416-298-1311, FAX 416-292- 1171, Yorkville Sound Appoints New District Sales Manager for Ontario Yorkville Sound has appointed Shawn Crockard as its Ontario district sales manager. Reporting to VP of Sales and Marketing Jeff Cowling, Crockard’s territory will include southwestern and northern Ontario. He will be responsible for existing account relationship management, prospecting, and business development for Yorkville Sound’s catalog of products. Rounding out the Ontario sales team are Chris Gauthier and Alex Donmoyer. “Shawn has more than 20 years of experience in the pro audio and MI industry here in Canada,” says Cowling. “His considerable knowledge of the SHAWN CROCKARD industry, experience in supporting customers, and extensive background in music and sound will make him a valuable asset to the team. This move also allows Chris and Alex to spend more time with current and prospective dealers in their modified territories.” For more information, contact Yorkville Sound: 905-837-8777, FAX 905-839-5776,, DPA’S NIKOLAJ FORSBERG DPA Names Nikolaj Forsberg as EVP of Sales DPA Microphones has announced the appointment of Nikolaj Forsberg to the post of executive VP of sales. Forsberg is based at DPA’s headquarters in Denmark, where he will be responsible for oversee- ing global sales activity and helping to develop new prospects for DPA’s product portfolio. “We have an excellent relationship w ith GerrAudio, who are our official distributors in Canada and already offer qualified local service support to our Canadian customers,” Forsberg tells Pro- fessional Sound. “I am looking forward to working with them to promote the DPA brand and further grow our market share in the region.” For more information, go to PROFESSIONAL SOUND 13