Furman Promotes Benz Furman Sound has named John Benz its new marketing manager. Benz has served Furman for more than two years in the marketing department, and has previously owned his own marketing services company. Furman’s former marketing manager, Dave Dilitkanich, will remain with the company for six weeks to assist in transitioning the position to Benz. Dilitkanichwill then be leaving to pursue an MBA at the UCLA Anderson School of Management. WorldGate Teams With Jemal WorldGate Communications, a provider of videophone products and related technology has contracted with Marvin Jemal and his team of marketing and sales professionals. Together, Jemal and WorldGate will
Mention Internet Protocol (IP) to plenty of custom audio and video installers and you’ll likely solicit a slew of reactions, some of which may not be very kind. While IT professionals have long been hip to digital comeuppance, plenty of CE dealers aren’t necessarily ready to toss aside their speaker wire for what they see as nothing more than a glorified computer network. Whether one likes it or not, this difference of opinion nevertheless signals an important change in the industry compared to just a few short years ago, when the idea of IP-based home entertainment was considered far more theoretical than practical.