DWV Entertainment Names Rick McClendon as GM of Aphex

Ahex Hosts Press Conference 10AM June 9 at INFOCOMM, (Booth # C7928) announcing the appointment of Rick McClendon as General Manager. Aphex was recently acquired by Park City, Utah-based DWV Entertainment


A press conference held by Aphex, recently acquired by Park City, Utah -based DWV Entertainment announcing the appointment of Rick McClendon as General Manager of the new DWV Entertainment unit.

Rick McClendon. Rick McClendon was most recently president of Pro Sales Management in Los Angeles. In that capacity, McClendon used his extensive industry knowledge, sales strategies and reputation in the musical instrument and pro audio field to provide industry clients customized outsourced sales and marketing services. After starting out selling guitars at a small Torrance, CA music store, McClendon joined Roland US where he served in various sales and distribution capacities over nearly fifteen years. He then served as Director of Sales for Digitech with Harman Music Group, as well as Vice President and Division Manager at TASCAM. McClendon then accepted the role of Vice President of Worldwide OTC Sales at Seymour Duncan in Santa Barbara, California. This position allowed McClendon to expand his international contact base and knowledge of worldwide distribution processes. He brings all this knowledge and skill to his new position as General Manager of Aphex.

DWV Entertainment COO Robin Sibucao will also speak at the press conference. Sibucao says of his new colleague, "Rick is the perfect professional to guide our operations and sales efforts. His years of experience and respected reputation within the commercial and professional audio industries, along with his musical background all contribute to make Rick the perfect choice to implement our new strategies for Aphex."

Aphex Booth #C7928 at INFOCOMM 2010 at the Las Vegas Convention Center

10:00AM, Wednesday, June 9, 2010; media RSVP rsvp@platformgrp.com

Aphex is a wholly -owned subsidiary of DWV Entertainment. Aphex produces a wide variety of audio signal processing and transmission products for professional use in recording, live performance, commercial and broadcast applications. 35 years of engineering advances and patented technologies allow Aphex to improve the quality of sound - both music and voice - at every point in the production process. Aphex® will now join DW Collection, a luxury consumer audio brand, as the second company underneath DWV Entertainment's umbrella of entertainment -focused brands.

DW Collection is a luxury high performance audio equipment manufacturer dedicated to bringing consumers the very finest in home audio and convenience. DW Collection has already incorporated Aphex technology into several of its products, including the Art.Studio tri -amplified speaker system, the Art.Station iPod dock and the Art.Suono and Art.Solista wireless music transmission systems. Other DW Collection products include the exclusive FERRARI -licensed Art.Engine and Art.Opera speaker systems. DWV Entertainment and the DW Collection were spun off from David Wiener Ventures (DWV), a design and innovation studio that creates some of the world's most exclusive and prestigious consumer products.

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