Larry Howard

Sales Manager

 

Qualifications


25 + years of award-winning experience in the audio, manufacturing, and entertainment fields, with emphasis on developing state-of-the-art loudspeakers, loudspeaker systems, entertainment systems, networking and electronic peripherals. Proven success developing strategies which opened new markets and increased sales revenues with award winning products. Skilled in facilitating technical training, managing multi-million dollar projects and leading and motivating large technical, sales, administration and general staff.

Experience

CLAIR BROTHERS SYSTEMS, INC. Lititz, PA
Product and Business Development

Develop products and business strategies that support the company’s position in the industry and facilitate growth into new markets with new products and business partners.

KLOTZ DIGITAL AUDIO SYSTEMS, INC. Norcross, GA

Vice President / General Manager

Direct a division of Klotz Digital AG in the sales and marketing of radio and TV broadcast equipment and commercial audio products. Manage OEM accounts that utilize/distribute company designs, products and software.

COMMUNITY PROFESSIONAL LOUDSPEAKERS
Director of Sales and Marketing

Directed the Sales and Marketing efforts Worldwide for the entire line of loudspeakers products. Managed a staff of sales and marketing professionals in-house as well as domestic rep firms and international distribution companies. Researched and developed products which maintained the company’s strong markets and products which opened new markets.

TANNOY, Kitchener, Ontario, Canada
Product and Business Development

Expanded business opportunities within existing product ranges and supply chain; developed new award-winning products; generated, promoted and secured critical business partnerships and relationships which expanded business opportunities.

SOUNDELUX SHOWORKS (division of Soundelux), Orlando, Florida
Vice President/ General Manager

Managed operations of a 75 employee, Systems Division of a multi-faceted, high-tech audio/visual design/installation company. Departments with direct reports included design, engineering, fabrication, installation, programming, turnover/client training, contract administration and coordination.

PLANET HOLLYWOOD INTERNATIONAL, Orlando, Florida
Director of Audio Visual - Worldwide

Managed purchasing, design, installation, cost control, maintenance and quality assurance of all audio/visual elements for Planet Hollywood and The All Star Café restaurants worldwide. Planned and executed all technical aspects of grand openings, special events and audio and video production and coordination. Developed and maintained standards of operation for design, purchasing and procurement, specifications, development, maintenance, vendor/supplier relations, and contract administration.

UNIVERSAL STUDIOS, Orlando, Florida
Show Systems

Directed daily operation and maintenance all of Universal Studios audio, video, film, lighting, laser and electronic repairs for the park’s rides, live shows, security systems, special events and site-wide audio systems.

Memberships (Past and Present)

NSCA, CES, AES, NAMM, CEDIA, TEA, IAAPA, LDI, NAB, INFOCOMM, GLOBAL SHOP

 

 





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