(Lake Grove, NY) June 29th, 2017 – VANA, Ltd. (vanaltd.com) has hired Stephen Libin as National Sales Manager effective Monday, July 3rd, 2017. Libin brings extensive experience and critical industry relationships to VANA after having been immersed in the high-performance audio arena, including 6 years at Totem Acoustic as their National Sales Manager. Libin, who will be reporting to Managing Director Nancy Weiner, will be based in Southern California, giving northeast-based VANA a valuable presence on the west coast.
Libin will be leveraging 30 years of AV manufacturing, wholesaling and retailing, including a key role in launching a successful rep firm in California and founding a boutique hi-fi store in Calgary, Canada. He has a genuine passion for the high-performance marketplace and looks forward to establishing relationships with independent rep firms and outstanding specialty retailers on behalf of VANA’s stable of best-in-class audio brands across the US.
“I am truly excited for the opportunity to represent such a beautiful stable of premium brands,” Libin explained. “I looked closely at Audio Physic loudspeakers, European Audio Team (EAT) turntables, Okki Nokki record cleaning machines and Primare Electronics—these are high quality products from established brands with integrity. I am also thrilled to join Nancy Weiner and the rest of the VANA team.”
“Stephen’s broad range of experience in performance audio will enable him to expand VANA’s distribution and increase sales across all of our premium brands,” said VANA Managing Director Nancy Weiner. “We feel very fortunate to have added a seasoned veteran—someone with a well-rounded skill set and depth of understanding pertaining to audio that our reps, existing dealers and new prospects will appreciate.”
Libin will be working the VANA suite at the Rocky Mountain Audio Fest October 6th-8th in Denver, CO showcasing an array of new products including live demonstrations.