Incline Village, NV–Artison has appointed industry veteran Fred Yando to the position of executive vice president, beginning September 1, 2007. Yando will be responsible for the companys growth and sales strategies, strengthening dealer relationships and ensuring smooth company operations.
We are thrilled to have Fred join our team, said Cary Christie, Artisons president and CEO. His wealth of experience will be an invaluable asset to Artison. I am confident his talent, passion and proven leadership will be instrumental to our success.
Yando brings with him more than 37 years of sales and marketing experience in the consumer electronics and AV industries. The founder and president of KEF America, Yando also was vice president of sales and marketing at Infinity Systems, a company co-founded by Christie. Yando also worked with Christie at loudspeaker manufacturer Acoustic Research. After that he spent four years at Velodyne Acoustics and most recently Yando was vice president of sales and marketing at BG Radia Corporation.
To be joining such an elite brand as Artison is a wonderful opportunity, Yando said. Im excited at the prospect of working with Cary, especially with so many new innovative Artison products being developed.