Harman strengthens tour sound team in Asia

Harman Professional has appointed Vincent “Vinnie” Perreux as market manager, tour sound for Asia, based in its regional sales office (RSO) in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

In this role Perreux will provide support for existing tour sound customers across the continent, and work with the RSO team in expanding product awareness and increasing system sales throughout Asia. He will report to Stuart Dingwall, applications manager, Asia, Harman Professional.

Perreux brings 20 years of global touring experience to the position – he has toured across Asia and worldwide as a system engineer, front-of-house and monitor engineer support technician, crew chief and product trainer. Most recently he served as a tour sound specialist for Muse, and on U2’s 360° global tour.

He has also worked with major rental companies Clair, Showco, SSE Audio Group and Eighth Day Sound, and has been on tour with Smashing Pumpkins, Leonard Cohen, Gloria Estefan, Justin Timberlake, Beyoncé, Green Day, Michael Jackson and Elton John.

"From working with FOH engineers and major artists in front of tens of thousands of people to touring some of the biggest shows across six continents, Vinnie has done it all,” said Dingwall. “Individuals with this kind of wide-ranging experience are exceptionally rare and we are thrilled to have Vinnie on our team as we continue to expand our presence in the growing Asian market.”

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