20 Feb 2019

avt growth continues with addition of four new Audio specialists

Leading audio visual value-added distributor avt has expanded its existing audio strength with the recent employment of no less than four dedicated audio experts.

“In February 2018 we were honoured to have been selected by HARMAN Professional Solutions to take on distribution of their suite of professional brands including JBL Professional, BSS, Crown and AKG for the integration and installation markets. Since then we have seen unprecedented growth in our audio business,” says CEO Graham Evans.

“This growth has led to a number of exciting initiatives including the launch of the avt e-Commerce online shop available to all Audio Partners. avt Partners can view real time stock available, place orders, view existing orders and see any products that are currently on promotion. Furthermore we have recently opened a new state of the art 3PL warehouse in Sydney,” Graham continues.


The next step in ensuring avt achieved customer service excellence was to appoint audio specialists. To this end avt has appointed four new team members, including;

Andrew Taylor, based in the avt Sydney office, has a degree in Audio & Video Engineering and comes to avt with 15 years experience in professional audio installations. Andrew will be leading a team of Solutions Architects, devoted to helping integration partners and end-users alike in designing acoustic solutions fit for purpose.

Michael Guest, based in avt’s HQ on the Gold Coast, is an audio enthusiast who has dedicated his career to the professional audio industry, and has extensive experience both in Australia and Asia Pacific.  Michael will be heading Channel Sales for Audio across Australia.

Benjamin Page, also based in avt’s HQ on the Gold Coast, has taken the roll of Brand Ambassador. Benjamin is passionate about the user experience having worked as an audio engineer for some of the largest stadiums in Australia. Benjamin’s hands-on experience makes him the perfect ‘sounding’ board for  customers.

Luke Parkyn, also based in the avt Sydney office, has taken the role of Audio Solutions Specialist. Holding a Master’s Degree in Audio and Acoustics, Luke will be working with avt partners on pre-sales design of acoustic spaces as well as EASE modelling (Enhanced Acoustic Simulator for Engineers). This new free offering from avt will give customers confidence in their acoustic designs by providing them with realistic modelling and simulation of venue acoustics and sound system performance before installation.

“We are very excited about the expanding audio offerings and the audio talent we have appointed recently. I feel confident that not only do we have the best product offering but we also have the best talent in the business to help your customers deliver excellence in any installation,” says COO, Paul Fouracre.


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