Genelec has appointed Ken Kimura to its Sales & Marketing team, fulfilling the newly created role of Business Development Director for the Asia-Pacific region.

Ken KimuraWith more than 20 years’ experience, focusing on strategic sales and marketing as well as international distribution and business development, Kimura joins Genelec to strengthen the execution of the company’s international business strategy, and will work with key distribution partners in the APAC region, including Genelec’s own subsidiaries in China and Japan.

Kimura joins Genelec having spent over 15 years with Danish microphone specialist DPA, occupying senior management roles and developing an extensive network of business relationships across the APAC zone –positioning him to expand Genelec’s regional brand presence and maximise new business opportunities.

‘I’ve been following Genelec’s progress within the industry for years, and admire how the brand has developed in Asia Pacific over the last decade – it’s a company with a real passion for audio and a commitment to bringing innovative loudspeaker solutions to the global audio community,’ Kimura says. ‘It’s a privilege to become part of the team, and I’m truly excited at the huge potential this new role offers.’

‘Ken has a wealth of experience in heading up business units, and an impressive track record in both brand and business management,’ says Genelec MD, Siamäk Naghian. ‘With the commercial landscape evolving so rapidly, we’re delighted to welcome aboard someone with such intimate professional and cultural knowledge of the APAC region and the skills to help us, our partners and customers to reach our full potential in this highly exciting – but fascinatingly complex – part of the world.’

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