Movers & Shakers
January 8, 2004

People in the industry High-profile executive Bob Perry has left Mitsubishi Digital Electronics to join LG Electronics as its vice president of sales. Perry, who has served as chairman of the Video Division of the Consumer Electronics Association, is entrusted with leading LG's sales team, accelerating the company's progress in selling premium LG-brand digital video products through high-end retailers, and in continuing momentum for the Zenith digital brand. Hal Compton retired as CEO of CompUSA Inc. Compton joined CompUSA as chief operating officer in August 1994, and has been credited with CompUSA's subsequent mid-90s turnaround. He became CEO in March 2000, following the purchase of CompUSA

CEDIA Wrap-Up - Newest in Audio
November 1, 1999

Audio innovations in home theater, CD recording and home entertainment networking were big topics at the 1999 CEDIA Expo—the largest one yet. On tap here are some of the latest products introduced. Atlantic Technology introduced its latest THX Ultra In-Wall speakers for home theater systems, the System 20 LCR front satellite and the System 20 SR dipole/bipole surround. Adding an Atlantic THX certified sealed enclosure subwoofer will complete a full multi-channel system. Acoustic Research displayed the Hi-RES Series with six three-way tower speakers with side-firing subwoofers ($900-$2,800 a pair), two two-way bookshelf speakers ($380 or $500 a pair), two powered subwoofers ($799 or $999 each) and