Yamaha Commercial Audio Expands HOW Staff

Buena Park, CA--Yamaha Commercial Audio Systems, Inc. (YCAS) has announced the appointment of Jacob Cody to the position of house of worship marketing specialist. In his new position, Cody will support the efforts of Dan Craik, house of worship marketing manager, and will report directly to YCAS marketing manager, Marc Lopez. The announcement is part of the planned expansion of the department directly responsible for all product marketing activities in support of dealers and customers within the houses of worship market.

As marketing specialist, Cody's responsibilities will include the organization and coordination of trade show and conference logistics for YCAS events and market research including the facilitation of marketing and promotions specifically geared toward this market.

"As our house of worship department continues to grow, it was important that we have a dedicated specialist located at our headquarters office to coordinate all the events and seminars we conduct within the house of worship market," said Dan Craik, marketing manager, house of worship. "Jake is a fine asset and with his experience in the worship market, he will be a tremendous aid to me personally."

Prior to joining YCAS, for the past six years, Cody was an audio technician at the 12,000-member Cathedral of Faith in San Jose, CA, supporting six venues on the church campus specifically with their digital consoles. (Cathedral of Faith uses Yamaha PM1D and M7CL digital audio consoles). He has worked as an audio technician for ABC and ESPN Sports on college-related broadcasts and spent four years as a freelance contractor/engineer mixing for local clubs, hotels, corporate events, and festivals.

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