NEAR Appoints New Director of Sales Industry veteran Tom Gandulla Tapped for Bogen Communications BrandBy RS Staff Published: March 20, 2018 ⋅ Updated: April 15, 2019 NEAR has appointed Tom Gandulla to the position of director of sales. He comes to the Bogen Communications brand with many years of industry and residential audio experience, including stints with Xantech and Sound United. Gandulla’s long-standing enthusiasm for NEAR loudspeakers and unique NEAR technologies will help him to get up and running rapidly, the company says. “I am very excited to join NEAR,” Gandulla said. “I look forward to working with our independent reps, dealers and distributors to leverage the brand’s rich legacy of outdoor speaker sound quality and durability to drive NEAR to the next level of success.” [Middle Atlantic Hires Kopsho as Director of Training] NEAR division general manager Bill Kieltyka added, “In Tom we have a seasoned professional with deep experience in the residential custom installation business. People who have had the pleasure of working with Tom know how much energy and passion he brings to the table. Those who have not met Tom will find his enthusiasm contagious. It excites me to have him on our team.” SubscribeFor more stories like this, and to keep up to date with all our market leading news, features and analysis, sign up to our newsletter here.