Why in the Heck Would Biamp Buy Community and Apart Audio? Hint: QSC

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By now, you’ve probably heard the news that Rashid Skaf-led Biamp is buying Audioprof Group International, which is the parent company of Community Loudspeakers (based in Philadelphia) and Apart Audio (based in Antwerp, Belgium) from 3d Investors of Gent, Belgium. Bruce Howze founded the company in 1968, which was first named Community Light and Sound. […]

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Ron Camden Returns to Biamp Systems

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Biamp Systems announced that Ron Camden, who had previously announced he was retiring, will remain in his role as vice president of sales for the Americas following the company’s acquisition by Highlander Partners. Camden will report directly to Rashid Skaf, the new president, CEO and co-chairman, and continue to serve customers and business partners throughout the North, Central and […]

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Rashid Skaf (of AMX Fame) Is Back — This Time at Biamp Systems

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Biamp Systems today announced that effective immediately, longtime AV industry executive Rashid Skaf is assuming the role of president, CEO and co-chairman for the Beaverton, Ore. company. Matt Czyzewski, previous president and CEO of Biamp, will remain as executive vice president of technology. This appointment is concurrent with the completion of the acquisition of Biamp […]

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Former AMX CEO Rashid Skaf Joins Investment Firm Highlander Partners

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Highlander Partners, L.P., a Dallas-based investment firm managing more than $1.2 billion of private capital that focuses on making direct private equity investments in middle market companies has announced the addition of Rashid Skaf to its private equity team. As senior advisor, Skaf will focus his time on sourcing and evaluating investment opportunities in the […]

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