– Home Entertainment Source (HES), the A/V specialty division of Brand Source, has
elected Vance Pflanz, founder and principal of Pflanz Electronics, as its new
president, serving his first term in that role.
“I am very excited
about the future of HES and as the new president I look forward to working with
our very talented board and our growing membership,” said Pflanz who also
serves as chairman of the Professional Audio Video Retailers Assn. (PARA).
Dodge of Talk of the Town and Alan Guyes of Audiotronics have been elected to
serve their first terms as HES directors, and Bill Janka of Mission Audio Video
was re-elected to the board. Marty Hayse of Dennis Sage Home Entertainment,
David Pidgeon of Starpower Home Entertainment Systems, and Andy Kersey of
Hamlin & Kersey will continue their terms as directors.
HES executive VP Jim
Ristow said he is eager to begin working with the new board on developing innovative
business models that will help position the $1.8-billion group’s 500 members
for the next decade.