CEDIA Expo 2009 Atlanta - Russound hired R.J. Hirshkind as sales and marketing VP and Petro Shimonishi as VP of new business development, CEO Charlie Porritt announced.
Hirshkind will refine the company's sales and marketing strategies, and Shimonishi will develop new business opportunities and focus on "new products, services, and integration partnerships that generate new revenue streams for Russound," the company said. Both report directly to Porritt.
Hirshkind was senior product manager of ADI, a Honeywell International division that supplies security and low-voltage products on a wholesale basis. Shimonishi was NetStreams's commercial sales VP and marketing and product management VP. She has also worked for Sonance, Kenwood and Pioneer.