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Training Specialist Sean Smith Now Part of the Russound Team

Well-Respected Industry Veteran Will Drive Brand Development

NEWMARKET, NH, October 28, 2014 – Russound, the #1 brand for installed multi-room audio, announced today that Sean “Smitty” Smith is the company’s new Training Specialist, bringing his encyclopedic knowledge of the custom installed audio market to Russound’s extensive network of dealers and distributors around the globe.

Smith brings a wealth of talent to his new role, boasting high profile positions including Product Technical Specialist for Niles Corporation, a designer at Boca Theater and a Sales Representative for AVAD Corporation. At Russound, Smith is helping to drive understanding and proficiency in the company’s wide range of technically advanced whole house audio products, including the XStream wired/wireless system and Russound’s industry-leading amplifiers, speakers, and accessories.

The move is seen as part of Russound’s ongoing effort to reinforce its place as a forerunner in the whole house audio market, affecting how high resolution audio is installed, streamed and enjoyed in the U.S. and around the globe.

“Smitty is one of the most respected tech specialists in the business, and with good reason,” said Russound’s CEO, Charlie Porritt. “He’s an expert at communicating the most intricate product details and benefits, and understands how to translate these attributes into sales messages and, ultimately, end-user satisfaction. We’re lucky to have him on the team. “

Commented Smith: “Russound is singular in its approach to designing high performance, highly reliable products that bring the best of modern technologies to consumers who only want the best and most consistently reliable performance from whole house audio. There’s a reason why the company has been a market leader for more than 45 years.” 

About Russound

Since 1967, innovation, quality and reliability have been the pillars of the Russound® product tradition. Located in Newmarket, N.H., USA, Russound offers the products and expertise customers need to enjoy multiroom audio and video systems in the home. With more than 45 years’ experience, Russound continues to cater to installation professionals and their customers by pairing powerful systems using the latest technologies with intuitive controls, high-performance and easy-to-use solutions. For more information, visit the company’s web site at

Adam Sohmer
Sohmer Associates, LLC
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