QSC reveals two new executives18 October 2012
QSC Audio has announced two internal promotions on its executive team: Jatan Shah to executive vice president and Barry Ferrell (pictured) to vice president, cinema.
In his new role, Shah will oversee the company’s finance, R&D, manufacturing, supply chain, IT, and legal functions. He will bring leadership experience to the new role having previously served as the chief financial officer and chief technology officer for finance, R&D, legal, and IT departments at the company.
“Since joining QSC, Jatan has made unparalleled contributions to our success through his leadership and critical thinking. He has led many key efforts across the organisation in the areas of financial management, product development, and an operations transformation,” commented Joe Pham, QSC CEO.
“We have very high aspirations for QSC in achieving long term growth and I am very excited to be a part of the executive team which will be taking the company to the next level,” added Jatan Shah.
Ferrell, whose career began at the company in 1990 as an applications engineer, is involved in the activities of the International Cinema Technology Association (ICTA). He spearheaded QSC’s Cinema Group in 2009 and was responsible for developing products such as DCA amplifiers and DCM crossover/monitors. He will use his insight into the needs of the growing market place in his new role.
“Barry has led our cinema efforts in every way, including the development of many outstanding products for this important marketplace,” commented Pham. “I am very excited for Barry to be at the helm as we continue to offer our next generation of complete cinema solutions.”
“I am very proud of the full systems solutions for cinema that QSC has developed over the years – from amplifiers to loudspeakers to digital cinema processors – we offer the marketplace a total cinema solution,” finished Ferrell. “I look forward to meeting new challenges in this market."