Industry Veteran, Randy Taylor to Accelerate East Coast Market Growth
MARLBORO, NJ - May 21, 2007 - KEF, renowned British manufacturer of audiophile quality speakers, announced that starting immediately, Randy Taylor is KEF's new Eastern Regional Sales Manager. Taylor will be in charge of developing the territory's sales activities, strengthening existing partnerships and building new dealer relations, in order to expand KEF's brand presence. Taylor reports directly to Alec Chanin, President of KEF America.
Chanin stated: "We are very excited to have Randy join the KEF team. His wealth of experience, market insight, unique perspectives and solid industry relationships will prove invaluable as he sets out to increase KEF's market share in the eastern territory."
Taylor comes on board with over thirty years of experience in the audio industry. Prior to this position, he served as Eastern Regional Sales Manager for Audio Products International, where he managed the sale and distribution of all three of the company's speaker brands. Prior to API, and during an eleven -year tenure as Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Definitive Technology, Taylor was instrumental in helping the company grow to a multi -million dollar speaker brand. Also notable is Taylor's thirteen -year career at Klipsch where as Eastern Regional Sales Manager he helped develop the specialty market and manage key accounts.
"It is an honor to be a part of such an enthusiastic team," said Taylor. "I am proud to become a member of a company like KEF that through high quality products, expert service and innovative marketing has earned a position of leadership in the marketplace."
• Randy Taylor joins KEF as the new Eastern Regional Sales Manager.
• Taylor is at the forefront of his field, having spent almost 30 years working in the audio industry.
• Randy Taylor's experience and relationships in the specialty CE world are invaluable; he will bring his unique perspective to KEF to effectively manage all Eastern business units.
About KEF Audio
KEF, a division of GP Acoustics, is a UK based company that has earned a reputation as the premier manufacturer of stunning, audiophile -quality speakers for modern home cinema, hi -fi and custom installation applications. KEF products which are distributed around the globe, have won awards from both sides of the Atlantic, as KEF is a brand name long associated with style, quality and technical innovation.
Founded in 1961 by a British electrical engineer named Raymond Cooke on the banks of the River Medway, KEF is driven by a passionate belief in the power of new materials, new technologies and design ingenuity. Still occupying the same riverbank site, KEF passionately remains true to its patented, proven technologies such as Uni -Q® and ACE®. These characteristics, traditions and above all sound quality, secure KEF's world -class reputation.
About KEF, Inc.
KEF, a division of GP Acoustics, offers loyal North American audiophiles a stream of innovative speakers and components unmatched in the industry. Headquartered in Marlboro, New Jersey, KEF America shares the same guiding principles as its British counterpart: ground -breaking design, exceptional sound and an unshakeable commitment to excellence.
For additional information about KEF America and its award -winning products, please visit www.kef.com.