Audio specialist Sennheiser has announced several changes within its Pro Audio Solutions Channel with the forthcoming retirement of John Falcone, Sennheiser’s long serving SVP, Global Sales – Pro Audio Solutions. Mark Posgay has been appointed to succeed John Falcone in his role. With his appointment, Mark Posgay has announced his leadership team, promoting Christophe van den Berghe to the position of Vice President, Sales and Marketing, EMEA – Pro Audio Solutions, and Simon Holley to the position of Vice President, Sales and Marketing, Americas/ANZ – Pro Audio Solutions. Vince Tan has been appointed as Vice President, Sales, APAC – Pro Audio Solutions to secure channel growth and drive further business development in the APAC region.
Mark Posgay, who has held his new role since January 1, reports directly to Peter Claussen. Mark has been with Sennheiser for five years, with a solid background of 20 years of sales and industry experience. He brings his own unique energy and drive to the leadership of Sennheiser’s Pro Audio Solutions Channel.
Mark will continue to collaborate closely with John Falcone until his retirement in October 2019 to ensure a smooth transition. In his more than two decades at Sennheiser, John Falcone’s career highlights have included serving as CEO of wholly owned Sennheiser subsidiary, Sennheiser Electronic Corporation, to heading up sales for the audio specialist’s Americas operations, to the senior role at Pro Audio Solutions.
“We know that John’s retirement – like his career – will make as much of an impact across the industry as here at Sennheiser and for good reason,” said Peter Claussen. “John’s professional achievements and personal qualities have won him admiration both in our company and beyond. His continued contribution will be greatly appreciated over the coming months and we wish him all the very best for the future.”
On his appointment, Mark Posgay has announced his leadership team. Christophe van den Berghe has been appointed Vice President, Sales and Marketing, EMEA – Pro Audio Solutions, effective January 1, 2019. A Sennheiser veteran of 19 years, Christophe brings a breadth of sales and marketing experience from previous roles at the audio specialist, along with a strong understanding of European markets.
Simon Holley has been promoted to Vice President, Sales and Marketing, Americas/ANZ – Pro Audio Solutions for the Americas/ANZ, also effective from January 1, 2019. Simon has been with Sennheiser since 2014 as Director, Sales, Pro Audio Solutions for the UK and Ireland. With 18 years of sales management experience, he has strong leadership skills and a proven track record of meeting and exceeding sales targets.
Vince Tan has been appointed Vice President, Sales, APAC – Pro Audio Solutions to secure channel growth and drive further business development. Vince began his career with Sennheiser in 1999 and has successfully progressed in various roles. He brings 20+ years of sales experience, high energy, strong leadership and drive for success. Vince Tan also reports directly to Mark Posgay.
“I am very pleased to announce these exciting changes to the Sennheiser Pro Audio Solutions Channel, which will help to get us even closer to our customers, through outstanding technology, service and support,” commented Mark Posgay. “I would like to congratulate Christophe, Simon and Vince on their new roles and look forward to working together as a team to continue to exceed the expectations of our present and future customers.”
Sennheiser skaber fremtidens audio – en vision, der bygger på mere end 70 års innovationskultur, dybt forankret i det familieejede firma. Sennheiser blev grundlagt i 1945 og er en af verdens ledende producenter af hovedtelefoner, mikrofoner og trådløse systemer. Med 20 salgsafdelinger og veletablerede forretningspartnere er firmaet aktivt i mere end 50 lande og har desuden produktionsfaciliteter i Tyskland, Irland og USA. Sennheiser har omkring 2.800 medarbejdere i hele verden, som alle deler passionen for den gode lyd. Siden 2013 har Sennheiser været ledet af Daniel Sennheiser og Dr. Andreas Sennheiser, som er 3. generation af familien til at stå i spidsen for virksomheden. I 2016 omsatte Sennheiser Group for 658,4 millioner €.