Jim Schanz, former regional sales manager for Shure Incorporated, has joined Sennheiser's East Coast sales team in the position of sales representative, professional products. Schanz' territory includes southern New Jersey, eastern Pennsylvania, Maryland, Delaware and Virginia. He will be responsible for all Sennheiser distributed brands, including Neumann microphones, Turbosound loudspeakers, Innova SON digital consoles and Chevin amplifiers.

In this new position, Schanz is responsible for supporting and broadening the company's dealer and contracting network, demonstrating new products, coordinating training seminars, and providing a broad base of sales, product support and technical expertise to dealers and consultants in the field.

"Jim's professionalism coupled with his experience at Shure makes him a natural for this position," says Mark Humrichouser, Sennheiser eastern regional sales manager. "Jim is a welcome addition to Sennheiser's high caliber sales team. He's customer service oriented, self-motivated and exhibits a keen sense of what dealers want regarding new products sales support and follow through." Schanz is based in Cape May, NJ, and reports to Mark Humrichouser.