"Ramzi is a talented professional with a proven ability to manage marketing projects from concept to finished product," says Jim Bowie, President of Electrosonic Group. "Ramzi will be reporting directly to me and we will be working together to clarify and communicate the Electrosonic Brand message worldwide. "
Ramzi Shakra brings over 17 years of marketing experience in the pro-AV and broadcast markets to Electrosonic. He graduated from California State University Northridge with a degree in marketing and was awarded an MBA from the University of Southern California's Marshall School of Business.
He spent more than seven years at Doremi Labs, Inc. and Doremi Cinema LLC as Marketing Director where he was in charge of marketing the company's entire product line, which includes videodisk recorders, digital cinema servers, MPEG2 HD video players and encoders. In addition, he had sales support and product development responsibility and was instrumental in the launch of Doremi's digital cinema product line that established the company as the worlds leading cinema server and cinema mastering manufacturer.
He earlier served for five years as marketing manager at Visual Matrix Corp. (formerly VAS. Group, Inc.). There he was responsible for the marketing of the company's scan converter and HD video converter products and led the marketing effort which helped establish VAS's HD downconverter as a market leader for HDTV mastering.
Electrosonic is a worldwide audio-visual company that operates in three ways: as a systems integrator, as a product manufacturer, and as a service provider for AV facilities. Founded in 1964, Electrosonic has always been among the first to apply new technology to create tailored, state-of-the-art solutions that meet the challenges of the professional AV market.