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Kurt Howell Joins NTP Technology as North American Sales Director

Industry veteran Kurt Howell has joined NTP Technology as sales director for North America. He will work in close co-operation with NTP’s current distribution, according to the company.

“This appointment builds on the recent success of the Penta audio conversion and routing product range for broadcast applications in the North American market," says NTP Technology Sales Director Mikael Vest. "Kurt is a highly respected industry veteran who knows the pro audio and broadcast business inside out. I am convinced that he will significantly strengthen our presence towards our customers and sales channel partners. He has a particularly strong understanding of IP audio networking, including Dante. With an increasing number of broadcasters, production studios, and post facilities exploring AoIP, Kurt's appointment is a perfect match.”

"I am very pleased to be advancing into this new position working for NTP Technology and its Penta products," Kurt Howell adds. "NTP Technology with its DAD brand is globally recognised both for its pristine audio conversion quality and the MTRX audio interface developed for Avid. My key priority will be to build on the success of the DAD brand and the Penta audio conversion and routing product line to assist North American broadcasters in their move towards IP audio.

Howell is located in Florida. He began his career as a musician with in the 1980 before moving into pro audio sales as a Digidesign product specialist, progressing into sales consultancy with Vintage King Pro Audio in Nashville. He joins NTP Technology from Focusrite Pro where he was national sales manager for the U.S. and Canada.

For more information, go to www.ntp.dk.

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Michael Raine is the Senior Editor at Professional Sound. He is also a co-host of the popular Canadian Musician Radio weekly podcast.