Nashville, TN-based AKG Acoustics, US has appointed Garry Templin to the position of vice president of sales and market development. Effective immediately, he will assume responsibility for the development and implementation of AKG Acoustics, US' sales and market development programs across all of the vertical markets it serves.

"Garry Templin's track record in sales and market development in the United States professional audio marketplace is quite accomplished," says Doug MacCallum, AKG Acoustics vice president and general manager. "I have every confidence that his future contribution to our sales and market development programs at AKG Acoustics will make us an even better-performing company."

Templin joins AKG Acoustics, US from Telex Communications, where he held the position of vice president sales, live sound and was responsible for the general management of the Telex Pro Audio Group including strategic planning and sales. Prior to the merger of EVI and Telex, Templin oversaw sales at EVI Audio, where he implemented structural improvements for multiple brands and delivered consistent annual growth over his five-year tenure as vice president, sales. Templin also previously served as national sales manager for Electro-Voice, Inc.

Templin began his professional audio career as a manufacturer's representative, serving both with Cambridge Marketing Group and CL Pugh & Associates in Pittsburgh. He has a Bachelor of Arts from West Virginia University. He has also completed multiple management programs. Commenting on his appointment, Templin says, "The opportunity for me to join AKG Acoustics, US is to help take a great business and make it even greater. I look forward very much to working closely with Doug MacCallum, his team here in Nashville, and our sales reps throughout the United States. I am highly encouraged by the reception our current products are receiving in the market and also by the market potential of those products currently in the pipeline."

AKG Acoustics microphones and headphones are manufactured in Vienna, Austria. AKG Acoustics, US markets the full line of AKG Acoustics microphones and headphones and processing technology for recording, concert, sound reinforcement, commercial sound, and broadcast applications. AKG Acoustics, US is part of the Harman International family of companies.