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Boston – Luxury-audio startup AudioXperts, founded by industry veteran Eli Harary, appointed another industry veteran, Hank Finke, as director of sales for North and South America.
In the new position, Finke will build the company’s distribution network throughout the two continents, the company said.
Finke joins a staff that continues to include Mark Nazar as director of engineering, Jeff Litcofsky as director of marketing and communications, Marion “Chick” George, as director of sales operations, and John Fischbach as director of product voicing. All started as part-time employees but now work full time for AudioXperts, a spokesperson said.
AudioXperts launched in the summer of 2012 to meet the underserved luxury-audio market with tabletop audio products, tabletop TV-audio platforms with swiveling base, and lifestyle-oriented component speakers.
Finke’s work in the CE industry spans four decades, during which he has worked for such companies as Harman Specialty Group, ReQuest, Genelec, KEF, and most recently for Nuage Nine, where he was sales VP.
Finke will develop and implement “high- impact sales programs to help continue the work of building the AudioXperts brand throughout North and South America” and “strengthen AudioXperts' distribution network by building and fostering partnerships with the finest dealers, retailers, and distributors,” the company said.
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