Martin Professional’s EMEA sales organisation has announced the hiring of Ritchie Reed as account manager focusing on theatre sales in the UK market.
Reed brings with him extensive experience in the UK theatre lighting market, which includes a detailed understanding of all aspects of lighting design, as well as practical experience in purchasing, inventory and management.
His new position as account manager at Martin UK encompasses developing and managing business in the theatre lighting segment while maintaining direct contact with lighting designers and companies that supply the theatre production industry.
Reed (pictured) joins Martin from Selecon Lighting/Philips Entertainment where he held a position in lighting technical sales, providing product training, technical support and lighting installation specification while overseeing the implementation of new LED products into high profile venues. His previous work also includes production management in the conference industry, including technical management at the Bristol Redgrave Theatre, as well as other roles across the lighting and live event industry.