Farmingdale, NY, May 27, 2010 – Claudio Lastrucci, managing director of amplifier manufacturer Powersoft, headquartered in Italy, announced the appointment of Ken Blecher as Vice President and Director of Business Development for the U.S. operation of Powersoft Advanced Technologies, LLC. With more than 25 years of experience in the manufacturing, contracting and consulting segments of pro AV integration and tour sound, Blecher will be teaming up with Thomas Bensen, U.S. Vice President and Director of Operations, at Powersoft's U.S. facilities in Farmingdale, NY. Blecher will be at InfoComm 2010 (Booth C7798), June 9 to 11, at the Las Vegas Convention Center, to meet with clients and press.
“Tom Bensen has enabled us to lay the groundwork in the U.S. and his commitment and efforts have resulted in rapid growth and increasing demand for Powersoft amplifiers in the region,” says Lastrucci. “To enhance these efforts, we hired Ken Blecher because his expertise and relationships will greatly benefit our existing and new customers in the touring, installation and amplifier module markets, bringing the Powersoft brand to a new level of recognition. Ken's presence demonstrates our strong and continued commitment to the North American marketplace.”
“I look forward to working with the entire Powersoft team to continue growing the infrastructure in the U.S.,” confirms Blecher. “Powersoft has a rich history of developing and implementing unique new technologies. My immediate attention will be to increase the exposure of these technologies thereby raising awareness within the professional audio community of the values and benefits of Powersoft amplifiers on all levels.”
“Ken coming on board adds a new dimension to our market presence,” says Bensen. “I look forward to working side-by-side with him to continue to grow Powersoft's support chain. This is a major step in the company's expansion and in the strengthening of the Powersoft brand within the U.S.”
Image caption:Powersoft U.S. meets Powersoft Global (L-R):Ken Blecher, VP/Director of Business Development U.S.; Thomas Bensen, VP/Director of Operations U.S.; Luca Giorgi, Sales Manager; Luca Lastrucci, MD Mobility Division; Thomas Mittelmann, Business Development Manager; Claudio Lastrucci, MD R&D; Carlo Lastrucci, President; Antonio Peruch, MD Production
Powersoft is the world leader in lightweight, high power, single rack space, energy efficient amplifiers for the professional audio market. Headquartered in Florence, Italy, with offices in Farmingdale, NY/U.S.A., and Singapore, Powersoft couples the experience and precision of its production department with exceptional components to deliver products with perfect audio response and high performance reliability. Its state-of-the-art amplifiers can be found in an array of markets, ranging from stadiums, sporting arenas, theme parks, performance venues and airports to convention centers, churches and clubs, and are used by the world's leading tour sound companies. For more information, visit the Powersoft web site at www.powersoft-audio.com.