Petaluma, CA-based signal processing manufacturer Furman Sound, Inc., has named James R. Bonfiglio as the company's president/CEO. Bonfiglio has previously held positions as president/CEO with Home America, the largest independent appliance and electronic retail operation in the southwest, Texscan Corp., an Arizona-based manufacturer of cable television equipment, as well as senior management positions with Rockwell International, Cenco Inc., and The Gillette Company, Paper Mate Division.

In 2004, Furman Sound will celebrate its 30-year anniversary and is poised to introduce power conditioning and regulating technology designed to improve the performance of all AC-powered technology equipment.

"The addition of James R. Bonfiglio as President/CEO of Furman Sound marks an exciting new phase in our company's history," says Furman VP of sales and marketing, Joe Desmond. "With his vast experience in guiding and developing companies to their full potential, James' vision and entrepreneurial management style is perfectly suited to continually position Furman Sound as an industry leader in new and existing markets while dramatically improving sales."

"I am very excited about joining Furman Sound," Bonfiglio says. "Over the years, Furman Sound has continued to expand its distribution, consumer and product base while remaining profitable. I look forward to contributing to, as well as improving existing, and developing new, processes as Furman Sound extends its vision into the future."

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