Clay Paky America announced the appointment of Giovanni Zucchinali as technical product manager.

The Italian-born Zucchinali is no stranger to the Clay Paky range of products having worked in Clay Paky's research and development department for six years and as service/product manager for seven years. After a brief spell with another moving light manufacturer, Zucchinali has returned to the Clay Paky family to take a prominent role in Clay Paky's new American office. An electronic engineering graduate from Bergamo University, Zucchinali won the 1996 LDI award for Best Lighting Show.