EVI Audio of Buchanan, MI has appointed Michael Webb, who has worked in the retail music/contracting music since the 70s, national sales manager, commercial sound products for Electro-Voice and Altec Lansing....Richmond Sound Design Ltd., manufacturer and developer of sound and show control systems, has moved to new and larger premises. New address: Richmond Sound Design Ltd., 205-11780 River Road, Richmond, BC, V6X 1Z7 Canada; administration number: (604) 718-0580, sales: (604) 718-0851; fax : (604) 718-0863....Jim Scheidel has become an owner and principal of the Cuningham Group design firm. The firm is the executive architect on the Warner Bros. Movie World Madrid theme park, which Scheidel, a 15-year veteran of Cuningham, is currently working on with Warner Bros. Recreation Enterprises....The Harman Pro Group has changed the structure of Harman companies in the UK. Soundcraft, Spirit, BSS, C Audio, Amek, DAR, and Allen and Heath will be formed into a new group with a central management team headed by Philip Hart, president of Harman Pro Group International. David Karlin, currently managing director of BSS and C Audio, will take on additional responsibilities as deputy managing director of the group, and Alison Brett, who has been managing director of Soundcraft for the last three years, has left the company to study law....QSC Audio recently named Premjit Talwar, who holds two masters degrees in engineering and architecture and has nearly 20 years' experience in international sales, as its market manager for the Middle East. In other QSC news, Jeremy Johnson, a graduate of Montana State University with experience in audio and computer systems, is the company's new audio systems analyst for its technical services group...North Hollywood, CA-based Xenotech-Strong International has acquired ARC EFX Inc., a company that specializes in new product development and technical support for show and special event production. Greg Smith, founder of ARC EFX, will be retained as part of the transaction. He will head up show support technologies and assist with the sales and service of the Strong International line of followspots, including the Super Trouper II and the Gladiator III....Sam Spennacchio, most recently national sales manager for Crest Audio, has accepted a position as president of Northeast operations with the Systems Group of PRG, based at Signal Perfection Ltd., the "cornerstone company" of PRG's Systems Group. In several related items, Chris Conte, formerly of Landmark--he masterminded the Star Trek attraction--has moved on to SPL/PRG, and Philip DiPaula, previously senior design engineer for SPL Baltimore, has been tapped to head Signal Perfection's Orlando office. Scott Jevons, former vice president/general manager of Cinema Services, has left PRG and rejoined the Obie Company, where he is now senior vice president....Fiber-optic lighting systems manufacturer Super Vision has signed an agreement granting Thorn Lighting Ltd., the Hong Kong-based branch of Thorn Lighting Asia, exclusive representation of Super Vision's fiber-optic products serving the signage and architectural lighting markets in Hong Kong....Crown International, the Elkhart, IN-based audio manufacturer, has hired Stephen Morris as its product line manager for amplifiers....High End Systems, which recently merged with Flying Pig Systems, has hired David Catterall as international sales and marketing manager for Flying Pig products. Catterall most recently worked with ETC Europe and Zero 88; he will be based in London's Flying Pig office....Lee Filters US added Sean Hise, a former production manager on corporate, commercial, and TV projects and camera assistant on feature films such as Soapdish and Independence Day, to its team as central regional manager....Lighting industry veterans (serving mostly at Bash Lighting Services) Bill Ellis and Steve Helliker have formed a new company, Candela Controls, Inc., based in Orlando. Candela will focus on entertainment lighting systems engineering and installation; commercial/industrial lighting control systems; lighting control system service and maintenance; and residential automation and lighting control. Contact info: 711 Business Park Blvd., Ste. 101, Winter Garden, FL 34787; (407) 654-2420; fax: (407) 654-4757....Vestax America, a newly formed subsidiary of Numark Industries, has hired John Terry as vice president. Terry, who comes to the company from Pro-Mix USA, will oversee the sales and marketing of Vestax DJ products in the US and will report to president Jack O'Donnell. Terry can be reached at (954) 926-6622; fax: (954) 926-3304....Morpheus Lights, Inc. has hired 22-year lighting industry veteran Dusty Hudgins, who served as lighting director to Ringo Starr and Kenny Rogers and also helmed the entertainment division of an Austin, TX-based special events production company, as an account executive....Metro Audio has moved, to: Unit 23, Woodside Park, Cattleshall Lane, Godalming, Surrey GU7 1LG in the UK; phone: 44-0-1483-419681; fax: 44-0-1483-419682; website: www.metro-audio.com; email: nigmet@aol.com....Ian Kirby, who served as Martin Professional PLC managing director for 10 years, has stepped down to pursue other interests; a successor has not yet been named....Reed Productions of Portland, OR, has leased an additional 18,000-sq.-ft. warehouse at 955 N. Columbia Blvd., bringing the staging company's total operations to 45,000 sq. ft.....