4/29/2014 Music Group is pleased to announce the promotion of Graham Rowlands to Vice President of Global Sales, Professional Division, following his impressive success as Head for the Asia Pacific region. In his new capacity, Graham will head global sales for the Company’s professional brands, which includes such legendary brands as Midas, Klark Teknik and Turbosound.
“Music Group is entering an exciting new phase and my goal is to make our professional brands number one around the world,” stated Graham. “I am thrilled to take on this role and fortunate to have the support of a very talented sales team. Together we will make this vision a reality.”
“Graham brings strong Pro Audio knowledge to Music Group, having championed several truly impressive campaigns over his 16-year career in the industry,” stated Music Group founder and CEO Uli Behringer. “Graham’s approach to Pro Audio Sales is consistent; listen to the customer, provide the ideal product solution and back it up with genuine support – long after completing the sale. This is exactly in line with our Company philosophy and we are excited to have Graham lead the Professional Division.”
Over the past three years, Music Group has invested over US $20 million in high-precision SMT machines, automated optical inspection and X-ray equipment for their current manufacturing location, Music Group City. The Company also invested in a state-of-the-art research and development center in Manchester, UK – where ongoing recruitment has grown the staff from eight, to more than 70 at present.
Construction on Music Group’s new US $100 million, 70-acre complex will be completed by the end of 2014, with as many as 10,000 employees living on site. The campus consists of a 3-million square foot, state-of-the-art manufacturing facility, plus a variety of amenities for the employees that include a variety of dining options, on-premises childcare, medical services – and a vast array of recreational options.