QSC has announced William Chan has joined the company as senior director, North Asia reporting to Markus Winkler, SVP Asia and EMEA. In this newly created role, Chan is responsible for sales and business operations in the North Asia region, including a focus on driving new revenue growth in Greater China and Japan for QSC live sound, cinema, and systems portfolios. Additionally, Chan will be part of the APAC leadership team developing and implementing the long-term expansion of QSC’s sales and support infrastructure across Asia.
Chan brings with him a highly successful career leading Asia sales and marketing teams, with over 15 years in senior leadership roles. Prior to QSC, William served as managing director for Shure Asia Limited, where he drove strategic direction and management of all vertical market teams in 14 Asian countries and carried the overall management responsibilities for Shure’s Asia Business Unit.
“I am delighted to have William on the leadership team as QSC continues investing in the APAC region to improve responsiveness and scale up our business,” said Winkler. “William will be instrumental in providing in-region leadership while working closely with our partners and customers to develop and execute our regional expansion and go-to-market plans in the North Asia region.”
“QSC has earned a reputation for best-in-class customer support and continues its long legacy of developing some of the most reliable and innovative technologies in the Live Sound, Cinema and Systems markets,” commented Chan. “There are tremendous opportunities for business advancement and transformation in this region, and I look forward to being part of the QSC team that will plan and execute the company’s vision for the broader Asia Pacific market.”
In addition to William’s role, Ron Marchant has been promoted to senior director, sales and marketing EMEA, responsible for all QSC sales and marketing in EMEA and will continue to report to Winkler. Andy Pearce has also been promoted to senior director, Southeast Asia and Pacific, responsible for all QSC business sales and direct integrator business in the South Asia and Pacific region, also reporting to Winkler.
“I am thrilled to have Ron and Andy in expanded roles,” continued Winkler. “They have been invaluable in developing the QSC brand and working closely to enrich our relationships with our partners in their respective regions, and I look forward to their continued efforts and teamwork to increase our presence throughout EMEA and APAC.”