International Audio Group, Ltd. (IAG) has appointed Sound Solutions, LLC—a new company formed by industry veteran Walter Schofield—as the exclusive U.S. distributor for the Wharfedale brand of loudspeakers.
Pictured L-R: Sound Solutions Founder Walter Schofield; Steve Un, Director of Global Sales and Product Planning for the International Hi-Fi Division at IAG, Wharfedale’s parent company; and Wendy Zeng, International Sales Manager, Wharfedale Hi-Fi. Photo by Robert Clyne/Clyne Media, Inc.
Steve Un, director of global sales and product planning for the International Hi-Fi Division at IAG, Wharfedale’s parent company, stated, “Walter Schofield has a rich history in the fields of sales and marketing, with specialized attention to the home theater, custom install and consumer audio sectors. We are very pleased that Wharfedale loudspeakers, a brand with the highest reputation for excellence, will now be distributed in the United States by Schofield’s new firm Sound Solutions. This company has the tools and resources to effectively and appropriately market such a storied brand. We look forward to working with Sound Solutions moving forward, and all the good things that means for Wharfedale, its dealers and end users.”
Schofield said, “It has been a blessing to work with Wharfedale loudspeakers over the years, and this new company, Sound Solutions, is the culmination of many things personally and professionally. We are determined to devote the entirety of the tools, expertise and relationships we have cultivated to serve the Wharfedale brand and our customers well into the future, with an eye toward consistently stocking and supplying product to match the speed of the market. This is an exciting beginning for us, and we are proud to be serving in this capacity.”
Featuring multiple acoustic engineering advancements, Wharfedale offers a wide assortment within multiple series of loudspeakers for home theater, music and architectural applications. Developed for multiple room environments and applications, the line includes over 60 new speaker models with subwoofers, floor standing towers, bookshelves, center channels, surrounds, high-style slim “decorator friendly” series and in-wall/ceiling solutions.