As part of an initiative to strengthen the company’s presence in a key European
market, Meyer Sound announces that audio veteran Wolfgang Leute joins as Sales
Leute’s background includes over 26 years of professional audio experience. Leute
was most recently the Head of International Sales and Distribution at beyerdynamic
GmbH. Previously he held positions at Shure Europe as Director, Distribution
Management, EMEA and at Harman Germany as Product Manager for JBL
“Germany has always been an important market for Meyer Sound,’ says Helen
Meyer, company co-founder and Executive Vice President. “We are pleased to
welcome Wolfgang to the team to lead sales in this key market. His experience and
network will add value for our existing customers and will grow our business in this
Meyer Sound Germany, led by Managing Director Sascha Khelifa, provides technical
and product service support throughout the market.
Meyer Sound’s Chris Mead has been promoted to Sales Manager, Middle East, Africa
and India. Sandeep Braganza has been appointed Sales Manager, India, reporting
directly to Mead. Braganza will also support Residential Systems Sales Manager
Andy Willcox in India. Braganza previously was manager, Business Development
and Application, for Pro-Visual Audio in Bangalore.
For the past three years, Mead has provided technical and design services support
to customers throughout these regions. Prior to Meyer Sound, Mead worked as a
Project Engineer for Electrosonic in the UK and as a Technical Project Manager for
Almoe AV Systems in Dubai. Chris holds a BSc in Film and Video Technology from
Southampton Solent University in the UK.
Mead will manage all countries throughout these regions with the exception of Israel
and Morocco, which are managed by Scott Gledhill, Meyer Sound Director of
Meyer Sound’s Brian Chow has been promoted to Sales Manager, Japan and South
Korea. Based in Hong Kong, Chow joined the company as technical support. His
extensive product knowledge is being tapped to support sales in these growth
markets. He will report to Scott Gledhill in developing the company’s business in
Japan and South Korea. Chow will continue to provide some tech support in China
and other parts of Southeast Asia.