Mukilteo, Wash. – Vana, the North American distributor of premium A/V products and accessories, appointed Stephen DeFuria as eastern region sales director, effective March 1.
DeFuria was most recently with Thiel Audio but also worked at Musical Fidelity and NAD.
Vana markets Vienna Acoustics speakers, IsoTek power conditioning, Primare Electronics A/V electronics, Dr. Feickert Analogue turntables, Okki Nokki record cleaners, Acoustical Systems tone arms and analog accessories, and Blue Horizon audio accessories to specialty A/V dealers.
Vana founder Kevin Wolff said DeFuria “brings experience as a specialty retailer as well as a representative of premium A/V brands.” He said he expects DeFuria to “demonstrate success building our brands and helping us grow our company.”
For his part, DeFuria said, “I have equal reverence for the company’s dedication to performance brands and unwavering faith in independent A/V dealers. This opportunity will be a great fit for me.”