Audio-Technica has appointed Stuart Russell as area sales manager, central UK.

04-01-2002 Stuart joins the company following a five-year spell with Soundcraft and takes on responsibility for sales and customer support in the midlands and Wales. Managing director Paul Maher officially welcomed Russell to the company during the recent Musik Messe exhibition; I am extremely pleased to have Stuart on board. His appointment means that we now have one of the strongest field sales teams in this industry and his friendly and efficient style fits in perfectly with the philosophy of the company. Audio-Technica has also promoted Tony Cooper to the role of market manager, UK, with responsibly for overseeing the UK sales team. Tony will combine his new duties with his previous role and will continue to work in the field servicing A-Ts customers across the north of the UK and Ireland.