HOLOPLOT, manufacturer of professional 3D audio technology, has announced the appointment of Tom Barker-Harrold, as head of marketing and Ryan Penny, as head of sales EMEA. These hires follow a substantial period of growth and product commercialisation for the company.
Barker-Harrold (pictured right) joins the HOLOPLOT leadership team off the back of a fifteen-year marketing career, working with established pro audio brands including Audio-Technica and d&b audiotechnik. In his new role, Barker-Harrold will spearhead the HOLOPLOT’s international marketing department covering brand and product marketing strategy, performance marketing and communications.
After a decade of diverse roles within the pro audio industry, Ryan Penny (pictured left) joins HOLOPLOT as head of sales, EMEA. Formerly working across both consultancy and sales management, Penny has held previous roles at RH Consulting, Vanguardia and HARMAN International. In his new role, Penny will lead HOLOPLOT’s commercial expansion across Europe, the Middle East and Africa drawing from his experience as a sales and project leader on some of the world’s most iconic events and venues.
Commenting on his appointment, Barker-Harrold said: “From my first conversations with the HOLOPLOT team, I was inspired by the company’s mission to radically transform the audio industry, and completely convinced by the technological development already in place to deliver on that goal. It’s a unique and compelling opportunity to drive the continued growth of the HOLOPLOT brand. I’m looking forward to presenting our flagship X1 Matrix Array during the upcoming ISE and Infocomm events”
Penny added: “It is a pleasure to step into the role of head of sales EMEA at HOLOPLOT during this transformational time for the company. The recently launched X1 system is a true game changer in the pro-audio space. The potential applications of the X1 system – and future HOLOPLOT products expanding on its innovation – are enormous, and I look forward to helping bring these products to events and venues across EMEA.”
HOLOPLOT CEO Roman Sick concluded: “I am very excited about Tom and Ryan joining our team. Both their reputations have preceded them in the industry and they share our hunger for innovation and transformation. Paired with their deep knowledge of the market this will enable HOLOPLOT to grow and excel even further in the coming months and years.”