Opalum USA has added Aldo Filippelli as sales director and Crystal McKinney as marketing director.
Filippelli will lead the development and execution of the company’s United States sales efforts while McKinney will oversee the company’s marketing strategy.
Filippelli has 28 years of experience in the audio industry, having held the position of vice president of Dyaudio North America, LLC, and most recently working as executive director of MK Sound USA, Inc. Filippelli founded Dynaudio North America and managed all aspects of distributorship, domestic sales, and brand promotion.
McKinney holds a BA in Business Administration with a major in Project Management. McKinney comes to Opalum USA having held recent positions of project engineer and account manager, performing duties such as marketing, business development and sales.
Opalum of Scandinavia creates ultra-thin loudspeakers, designed to minimize acoustic limitations and develop clear, full-bodied sound in constrained areas. The speakers are ideal for wireless playback from a smart phone, computer, tablet or flat-paneled television. At CEDIA 2012, Opalum was awarded the RESI award for Top Industrial Design, as well as the EXC!TE award for FLOW.4810.
Ulrik Sindberg, president of Opalum, said, “We are excited to be expanding our U.S. operations and adding the skills and expertise of Mr. Filippelli and Ms. McKinney to the Opalum team. Their combined experience with management, business development, sales, and marketing will bring a tighter focus on customer relations and quality to our sales efforts."