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Robert Haefling has been appointed CEO of the Meridian Audio Group. Formerly vice president of corporate marketing of Genesis Microchip, Inc., Haefling will play what Meridian chairman and technical director Robert Stuart describes as a “key role” in the expansion of the company. While in charge of the Faroudja brand at Genesis, Haefling helped draft the agreement that put the brand under an exclusive manufacturing license with Meridian.
In other Meridian news, Stuart Russell has become marketing manager and Alan Douglas has become manager of special projects with the Research and Development department. Both are new positions. Russell was formerly a marketing manager at the UK manufacturing arm of Danish company Widex, while Douglas comes to Meridian from Japanese audio products manufacturer Foster Electric.
NetStreams has named founder Herman Cardenas to Chairman of the Board while appointing Kevin Reinis as president and CEO. Reinis, a 20-year IT industry veteran, comes to NetStreams from Yosemite Technologies where he was CEO. He will oversee sales, marketing, finance, engineering and business development for NetStreams’ global operations.
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