Dealerscope People for the week of 10/8/01
Tom Doherty, founder of Escient Solutions and co-founder of Escient Technologies, was presented with the 2001 Lifetime Achievement Award by the Custom Electronics Design and Installation Association (CEDIA) at the recent CEDIA 2001 EXPO. Now a director on the board of Escient Technologies and several of its companies, Doherty has been a leading visionary and innovator in the audio/video industry for more than 20 years.
Sonance founders Scott Struthers and Geoff Spencer officially passed the torch to Chip Brown during a recent CEDIA reception at the Eiteljorg Museum in Indianapolis. Brown, former Sonance COO is now CEO. Struthers, former Sonance president and Spencer, former vice president, will now serve as chairman and vice chairman of the board, respectively.
Pioneer Electronics (USA) promoted Matt Yoshimi to vice president of marketing and product planning and Keith Burnett to vice president of product planning; and added Michael Townsen as vice president of marketing.