Community recruits head of sales for EMEA region

Community Professional Loudspeakers has appointed Jamie Ward as international sales manager for EMEA (Europe, the Middle East and Africa).

Ward has extensive sales and business management experience in the pro-audio industry, having previously worked as regional sales manager for Allen & Heath, sales director UK for Stanton Group and senior sales manager, HPRO EMEA Central, for Harman International.

“I’m really excited to be joining Community at such an important time in the company’s growth and development internationally,” said Ward. “With such a strong product offering specifically focused across the commercial and engineered installed sound verticals, there is a huge amount of potential to offer customers the right solutions and support they need.”

Steve Johnson, Community’s CEO, commented: “Jamie is joining us at a great time. With our strongest line ever, we continue to innovate and bring significant new products to market, creating the ideal opportunity for considerable growth in USA and international sales. Jamie has the same strong ethos for customer service as Community.

"His substantial EMEA experience together with Community’s industry leading technical support will provide our distributors with the highest level of service. Reporting to Julia Lee, our director of sales and marketing, Jamie will be a key part of our sales team and I’m very pleased to welcome him to Community.”