Northridge, CA -- JBL Professional has announced three new appointments. Simon Jones has been named director of portable PA marketing, Phil Sanchez has been appointed product manager for commercial sound products, and Harald Kanz is JBL Professional's new product manager for portable PA products.
Jones re-joins JBL Professional after spending two years with TC Electronic as director of product marketing. Prior to that, Jones had held positions with JBL including product manager, senior product manager and director of European marketing. With broad channel experience from MI/retail to the professional installation market, Jones brings a combination of technical expertise and business management experience to his new position.
A 10-year veteran of the professional audio industry, Sanchez joins JBL after previously serving as marketing manager for Tascam. With a strong background in marketing and finance, Sanchez will build on his many relationships with members of the professional audio media.
Previously a design engineer of acoustics for JBL Professional, Kanz's first employment in the pro audio industry was as the EASE expert for Renkus-Heinz. His broad knowledge of engineering and creativity will benefit JBL as the company continues to bring innovation to loudspeaker technology.