Bob Schacherl, who was president and founding partner of the Austin, TX-based High End Systems for nearly a quarter of a century until his departure in December of last year, has joined the Dallas-based Vari-Lite International as vice president of sales and marketing. He replaces Ken Matthews, and will handle the sales and marketing efforts for new Vari*Lite luminaires and consoles. “We’re excited to have Bob as part of the Vari-Lite team,” says Clay Powers, president and COO of Vari-Lite. ...

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