Martin Audio has appointed a new managing director, Luke Ireland, with immediate effect. His remit will be to lead the company and ensure its success well into the future by developing reliable business structures and scalable process capabilities to increase the velocity of innovation and reliability of supply.
Ireland is an experienced business leader for a number of global businesses, with a passion for technology and music. He has a Masters in Business Administration, and his 24-year career has spanned spanning multiple sectors of technology, IT and media. He spent 11 years as operations director at PC manufacturer Evesham Technology, and his other employers include Mood Media and consumer electronics manufacturer Binatone. Most recently he has been working on multiple projects as a consultant.
He is well versed in product development, manufacturing excellence, sales and marketing. He believes that building exceptional client relationships is the only way to achieve success.
On his appointment, Luke Ireland remarked: “Excited would be an understatement. Martin Audio has enjoyed a period of great success and witnessing first hand at this year’s Glastonbury Festival, they have tremendously exciting products that make a real difference to this industry. Having the opportunity to join such a business and lead it to achieve its true potential is very motivating.”
Simon Bull, international sales director, added: “All my fellow directors were very impressed with Luke’s energy and vision for the company, and we were unanimous in his selection from a distinguished line up. We look forward to working with Luke to set Martin Audio on a very bright future, and I know he will hit the ground running.”
Summing up, Mark Graham, CEO of Loud Technologies, said: “I am very pleased to announce the appointment of Luke Ireland to the position of managing director, Martin Audio. Luke brings a compelling package of experience and dynamic leadership that will contribute powerfully to Martin Audio’s continued success and make it an ever more reliable business partner."