JL Audio has hired longtime industry leader Doug Henderson as senior VP, home audio. Henderson comes to JL Audio from the B&W Group, North America, where he served as president for more than a decade.
“We are thrilled to have Doug join us in this new role,” said JL Audio president Andy Oxenhorn. “His extensive sales and management experience, along with his vast knowledge of the audio business, will be instrumental in further developing our home audio division and expanding our ongoing commitment to the specialist dealer channel.”
Henderson said that he’s “incredibly excited” to be joining the JL Audio family. “All the right elements are in place to grow our home audio business significantly, starting with a great team and a commitment to best-in-class product quality,” he said.
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“JL Audio has always been a no-nonsense, product driven company and has impressive design capabilities spanning acoustics, electronics, DSP and UI. Further, there is a commitment to add such resources as may be necessary to expand and extend JL Audio’s home audio product offerings. It is particularly satisfying to me that JL Audio is a U.S. manufacturer employing over 400 people in its Miramar, Fla., headquarters.”
Henderson will be attending the Azione 2018 Spring Conference in Philadelphia and will officially join JL Audio on April 30.