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MUSIC Group Hires Paul Bauman to Lead Touring Sound Product Development

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MUSIC Group has hired Paul Bauman as Director of Product Portfolio – Touring Sound, which includes the companies brands Turbosound, Lab Gruppen, Lake, Midas, and Klark Teknik.

Bauman, who is originally from Toronto and formerly led product development for JBL Professional’s and L-Acoustics’ touring sound speaker divisions, says, “My priority is to reawaken Turbosound by leveraging the incredible power and passion of MUSIC’s 4,000-people organization together with its industry leading technologies of Lab Gruppen, Lake, and Midas. I am extremely excited to be part of a mission to design the most innovative and end-to-end solutions for our customers.”

Bauman continues: “For years I’ve been following MUSIC’s incredible growth and admired the company’s philosophy to reinvest all earnings back into the business. The company’s state-of-the-art in-house manufacturing facility and the world-class 400-people engineering teams are something I have never seen before. I especially love the company’s obsession for customer experience, innovation, and dedication to make a difference! This is the company I want to part of.”

MUSIC Group’s Senior VP of Enterprise, Andy Trott, adds, “Paul has the most phenomenal track record in the industry, spanning three decades. He helped revolutionize the live sound market at companies such as Harman JBL and L-Acoustics, and his incredible passion and knowledge means that Turbosound and the Touring Sound Division is set for an amazingly exciting future. We are proud to have legendary Paul Bauman leading our Los Angeles Innovation Centre, and to design the line array systems and customer solutions of the future. Fasten your seat belts!”

For more information, go to www.music-group.com.

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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.