Under the agreement, Manning will help Panamax/Furman expand its presence in the Asia-Pacific market by establishing distribution networks and managing sustained growth for the company’s consumer and Pro AV lines of power and energy management solutions.
Manning founded International Sales in 1993 to provide a bridge between U.S. manufacturers and professional distributors and dealers around the world. For the last 18 years, the company has sold home theater and commercial AV systems from high-profile manufacturers through its international distribution networks.
As the company’s owner and president, Manning has been recognized as a “CEDIA Manufacturer’s Representative of the Year.”
“It’s an honor to be selected by Panamax/Furman to represent its innovative products in the Asia-Pacific region,” said Manning. “The company has continued to lead the pack in power and energy management, and offers a wide portfolio of solutions to meet the needs of customers in all the major electronic markets. I look forward to working with Panamax/Furman as we develop new distribution networks and further penetrate the Asia-Pacific market.”
“Joe Manning is an accomplished leader who has garnered respect throughout the AV industry for his sales and distribution expertise in both the commercial and home theater markets,” said Dave Keller, senior vice president of sales and marketing, Panamax/Furman. “His experience is a perfect match for Panamax/Furman and will be instrumental in increasing our market share in the Asia-Pacific region. We look forward to a long and mutually beneficial relationship with him and International Sales.”