“David's industry experience, ideas and leadership skills will be an asset for Harman Professional as we move forward on new initiatives with global impact, especially in our emerging market regions,” noted Michael MacDonald.
Scheirman joins the Harman Professional staff from JBL after having responsibility for its tour sound market segment since 1997. Uniquely qualified to serve Harman's growing need to integrate its training and instructional activities, Scheirman has previously participated in instructional programs for industry trade and educational organizations such as Synergetic Audio Concepts, NAMM, NSCA and ICIA.
“I'm excited about embracing these new challenges,” observed Scheirman. “We have a deep and rich talent pool of product and application specialists within the Harman Professional brands. I'm looking forward to working with them to bring new, innovative information tools to our worldwide customer base.”
HARMAN (www.harman.com) designs, manufactures and markets a wide range of audio and infotainment solutions for the automotive, consumer and professional markets – supported by 15 leading brands including AKG®, Harman Kardon®, Infinity®, JBL®, Lexicon® and Mark Levinson®. The Company is admired by audiophiles across multiple generations and supports leading professional entertainers and the venues where they perform. More than 20 million automobiles on the road today are equipped with HARMAN audio and infotainment systems. HARMAN has a workforce of about 12,000 people across the Americas, Europe and Asia, and reported sales of $3.8 billion for the twelve months ending June 30, 2011.