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Billiken Group Established To Serve Japanese Companies

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NEW YORK, NY—Allan R. Lamberti, former VP and GM of TOA Electronics, announced the establishment of Billiken Group, an international professional services firm which provides consulting and business advisory services to Japanese companies. Its mission is to provide guidance, coaching, and training to Japanese executives and managers of American subsidiary companies.

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Allan Lamberti

Billiken Group is a team of experienced executive advisors who are experts in cross-cultural collaboration. The firm assists Japanese managers assigned to run U.S. subsidiary companies by validating the decisions, directions, actions, responses, and plans of the local management and staff.

In addition to its suite of advisory services, Billiken Group also offers a unique seminar program for Japanese executives called The Book Report. Billiken Group reviews best-selling business books for its Japanese clients and delivers presentations highlighting the synopsis of the selected book.

Broadcast Pix And Echolab Co-Founder Remembered

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Ted Whittaker

BILLERICA, MA—Ted Whittaker, 80, a cofounder of Broadcast Pix, recently died suddenly. He spent more than 50 years in the television industry, where he also co-founded switcher producer Echolab.

Whittaker served in the U.S Army in radio communications and was awarded three bronze stars in the Korean War. In 1972 he cofounded Echolab, where he was its sales manager and president. In 2002, he co-founded Broadcast Pix. He retired in 2005, but continued to serve as a member of its Board of Directors.

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ST. PAUL, MN—Using JBL CBT column speakers, systems integration firm Frattalone and Associates recently solved the reverb issues that had been plaguing the 108-yearold Landmark Center’s Musser Cortile in St. Paul, MN. Frattalone and Associates installed JBL CBT70J Column Arrays and CBT70JE Bass Extensions to improve the audio of the six-story cavernous structure, which was struggling to overcome a consistent three-second reverb time.


Billiken Group Established For Japanese Companies

NEW YORK, NY--Allan R. Lamberti, former vice president & general manager of TOA Electronics announced the establishment of Billiken Group, LLC., an international professional services firm which provides consulting and business advisory services to Japanese companies.  Its mission is to provide guidance, coaching,

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Oklahoma Establishments Serve TV as the Main Course

Two high profile sports celebrity-themed restaurant/bar venues with AV systems designed and installed by Pro Presenters of Norman, OK, and featuring solutions from Contemporary Research. KD’s Southern Cuisine, a fine dining establishment, is loaded with features such as private dining rooms and stunning electric-glass walls. Wes Welker’s Sports Bar and Grill serves up wings, nachos, and chili cheese fries along with the action.

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Japanese Spa Resort Rebuilds with QSC

Fukushima, Japan--Spa Resort Hawaiians, a family water resort in Fukishima prefecture, Japan, had not long completed a complete refurbishment, including the commissioning of a QSC Installation Line Array (ILA) Loudspeaker System, when the earthquake and tsunami of March 2011 wreaked havoc in the area.

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Mark Terry To Lead New Linear Group

CARLSBAD, CA—Linear has created a new audio, video, and control group combining Niles Audio, Xantech, and ELAN Home Systems (including the brands Aton, Sunfire, and HomeLogic) into a single business unit based in Carlsbad, CA. Mark Terry has joined Linear as president of the new unit.

Celestion Establishes U.S. Sales Office

Ipswich, UK--Celestion has established a new U.S. sales office, to serve as a direct point of contact for both sales and technical support. Group One has been the principal importer and distributor of Celestion products in North America for the last 14 years. North American distribution will now be handled internally