Cadac Holdings Ltd today announced the sudden and tragic death, at the age of 49, of Mark Ray. Ray died of a heart attack in the early hours of Monday, November 9, 2009, while visiting New York.

Ray fronted Cadac's sales and marketing activity around the world for nine years, joining Cadac in November 2000.

Cadac's Bob Thomas says, "We are all devastated, losing a good friend, as well as a colleague. Mark gave every element of his life 100%, as a passionate advocate for Cadac, as a gifted musician, and as an active contributor to the pro-audio industry. Our heartfelt condolences go out to Mark's family and friends. All of us at Cadac will miss him enormously."

After serving in the Army, Ray’s career had included spells at FCN, Gibson USA, Adam Hall, and 3G prior to joining Cadac.

Ray is survived by the daughters of his first marriage, Nicola and Louise.