Martin Audio Appoints Lee Stein VP, North America

Lee SteinMartin Audio has announced the appointment of Lee Stein as Vice President for North America.

Stein comes to Martin with over 18 years of industry management, sales, and marketing experience, particularly in the field of live audio, including roles with Avid Technology and Sennheiser.

On Stein’s appointment, Managing Director, Luke Ireland said, “The U.S. market for Martin Audio has grown considerably in the last five years thanks to the support and dedication of Rob Hofkamp and his team, and Rob has obviously been instrumental in developing the brand in the U.S. for the last two decades. Bringing in another heavyweight in Lee with his complementary industry knowledge and organizational skill can further enhance our strength in the U.S. and build upon these foundations to serve and grow our customer base in the next five years.”

Rob Hofkamp, Director of U.S. Operations added, “Our growth in both the touring and installation markets has been fantastic, and the entire team in North America is looking forward to working with Lee to push this growth to the highest levels.”

Commenting on his appointment, Stein remarked, “I’m thrilled to be part of such a highly respected and successful loudspeaker manufacturer as Martin Audio. They have a high-performing, broad product portfolio with unique technology that solves everyday sound problems better than anyone else. Martin Audio has experienced great success globally and has a stated desire to increase their U.S. presence and I’m excited to be a part of that. My immediate goals are to build the US team and to further develop and cultivate long-term partner relationships, increasing our presence in both live and installed sound.”

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Michael Raine is the Editor-in-Chief at Canadian Musician, Canadian Music Trade, Professional Sound, and Professional Lighting & Production magazines. He also hosts the Canadian Musician Podcast.
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