Loud Technologies Inc. (LOUD) today announced the promotion of Christopher Mael to business director, of its Mackie and TAPCO Brand Group.

As business director, Christopher will manage sales forecasting, demand planning, inventory management, product pricing, and sales programs for both brands worldwide.

Prior to his promotion, Chris held both business management and account management positions at LOUD. A skilled live-sound engineer, Chris continues to work in both medium and large venues in the greater Seattle area. Before coming to work for LOUD, Christopher was a top producer in sales, management consulting, and executive management in both the financial services and healthcare industries.

“The Mackie Brand Group is a diverse team of highly skilled professionals who are equipped to deliver innovative, quality audio products that the world has come to expect from us,” says Mael. It is an honor to be part of the team that is poised to take the Mackie and TAPCO brands to a new level of success.”

Christopher is based in LOUD Technologies Inc.’s Woodinville, WA headquarters.