Colorado vNet Appoints Patrick Donnelly to the Position of European Sales Manager

-- Donnelly Holds Similar Role with vNet Parent, Russound --

LOVELAND, CO, March 1, 2010 - Colorado vNet today announced that custom industry veteran Patrick Donnelly is now the company's European Sales Manager, a title he holds with parent company Russound as well.


"Colorado vNet made its European debut at the recent ISE show in Amsterdam, and I'm thrilled to say it was a great success for the brand," commented Petro Shimonishi, Colorado vNet's Vice President of Sales & Marketing. "The European market represents an important business opportunity, and I am confident that Patrick will do a great job in building sales in that marketplace."

Added Shimonishi: "Patrick is one of the most experienced and respected sales professionals in the custom industry, on either side of the Atlantic. By handling both Colorado vNet and the Russound brands, Patrick is in a unique position to help our friends in Europe to create complete home entertainment & home automation solutions to satisfy every client's needs."

In his new role, Donnelly will oversee building distribution in Europe for Colorado vNet's products, in addition to developing programs that take advantage of the potential synergy between Colorado vNet and its parent company.

"I can't imagine a better complement to the Russound family than Colorado vNet," commented Donnelly. "Each brand's respective strengths add up to one of the most potent catalogs in the business. I can't wait to see how the two lines will be implemented across the continent."

Donnelly is a seasoned electronics industry expert, having spent nine years as Director of Training - Director of Field Training for OnQ Legrand. Earlier in his career, Donnelly served with several leading custom electronics companies, including Titus Management Group, which specializes in structured wiring solutions. He also co -founded Mod -Tap RCS (Residential Cabling System - Molex), which, in the mid -90s, gained notoriety for developing residential communication products for the new found sibling residential structured wiring market, both in the U.S. and abroad.

Donnelly currently lives in Charlton, MA. He can be reached at: Patrick.donnelly@coloradovnet.com

About Colorado vNet
Colorado vNet manufactures a wide range of whole -house control solutions for lighting, climate, security, CCTV, weather, and distributed digital entertainment. Blending reliability, scalability and flexibility with award -winning contemporary design, Colorado vNet products are quick to install, easy to use, and complement any décor. Colorado vNet is a Russound company with operations headquartered in Loveland, CO.

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