New VP for JBL Loudspeakers

HARMAN Professional has named Bryan Bradley as Vice President, General Manager of its Loudspeaker Business Unit. Bradley will operated from HARMAN Professional’s Northridge, California headquarters, and will report directly to HARMAN Professional President Blake Augsburger. Bradley will be responsible for all aspects of JBL Professional operations and continued development.

“I am pleased to have an individual of Bryan Bradley’s calibre join our executive team and I am confident that his skills and leadership will make our Loudspeaker Business Unit more efficient with a unique capacity to provide customers in all geographic and vertical markets with high-performing, innovative technologies that address their needs and opportunities,” said Augsburger. “Bryan’s experience in the retail market will also provide HARMAN Professional with valuable perspective in development of programs and marketing and I look forward to working with him to improve our approach and advance our business.”

Bryan Bradley joins HARMAN Professional having served as COO of Alfred Music since February 2009. Prior to joining Alfred, Bryan Bradley worked for music retailer Guitar Center, Inc. for eight years, during which he held various positions including overseeing pro audio/recording merchandise, Guitar Center Professional marketing and product marketing. He also served on Guitar Center’s Strategic Planning Group, working on large-scale strategic initiatives for Guitar Center and its subsidiaries Musician’s Friend and Music and Arts. Bryan Bradley holds a BA from Colorado State University and an MBA from California Lutheran University.