Stuart Thomson has been named Community Professional Loudspeaker's Regional Market Manager for Europe and the Middle East. Thomson, who takes charge of all sales and marketing operations in both regions, comes to Community from Tannoy Limited, where he guided professional sales within the same markets for nearly five years.

"When I look at Stuart, what I see is a serious professional who understands both business and the marketplace, and is totally dedicated to providing the best service humanly possible," says Larry Howard, Community's Director of Sales and Marketing. "He already has an excellent grasp of how our systems play on the world stage, and will play a vital role in expanding our presence in both of these important regions."

Based in Glasgow, Scotland, Thomson's proximity to London, Paris, Madrid, and other points on the Continent will augment Community's ability to provide local support and training to its European distributors on all levels. And, as Howard notes, Dubai and Bombay are now within easier reach as well.

"I look forward to helping the company obtain the recognition it deserves in Europe and the Middle East, and working with its existing distributors and sales representatives as well," Thomson says. "Together, we can take Community to new heights in both retail and professional markets."

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