Calif. - Simon Spears has been promoted to the position of international sales
director at The AVC Group, effective immediately, according to an announcement
made by AVC Group president Mark Terry.
is now responsible for sales of all five brands of The AVC Group (Elan, Niles,
Xantech, Sunfire and Aton) everywhere outside of North America.
Spears has the experience, skills and demonstrated track record of success that
will help us to achieve our long-term sales objectives in every major region of
the world," Terry said. "In his previous position as international sales
director - rest of world, Simon contributed greatly to our sales growth in the
Middle East, Africa, South America and Australia. I am confident he will do the
same great job in Europe and Asia."
directly to Mark Terry, Spears will work closely with The AVC Group's two other
international sales managers, Conrad Gonthier in Europe and Claude Sabourin in
Asia, to develop and implement integrated sales and market development program
that support all five brands of The AVC Group.
CE industry veteran, before joining The AVC Group in January 2011, Simon Spears
served for five years as the international sales manager of Niles Audio; was
president of SJS Consultancy based in London for a decade; and prior to that,
held executive positions with CEDIA UK, Harman International UK, Acoustic
Research and Mission Electronics.