People for the week of 8/20/01
Max Wasinger was promoted to senior vice president of sales and marketing at Mitsubishi Digital Electronics America (MDEA) in Irvine. He is responsible for marketing, sales operations, field quality and traffic and distribution for the global consumer electronics firm. Wasinger joined MDEA in 1987 after 14 years with the electronics firm Quasar.
Roberts Associates has been appointed the new representative company of Russound for the six New England states. Roberts Associates will be targeting specialty retailers, custom specialists and residential systems contractors. Roberts Associates is comprised of three outside salespeople, a full time sales trainer, a detailer and one inside sales and support person.
Also at Russound, Jeff Myatt was appointed minister of education, a newly created position. Based at the company's headquarters, he creates all new education, training and certification programs to support their dealer base. Myatt was most recently vice president at Legend Audio, where he focused on the specialty A/V, home theater and custom installation markets.