Sennheiser Introduces New Pro Audio Solutions Channel Team

Sennheiser has announced several changes within its Pro Audio Solutions Channel with the forthcoming retirement of John Falcone, Sennheiser’s long serving SVP of Global Sales – Pro Audio Solutions. Mark Posgay (pictured above) has been appointed to succeed John Falcone in his role. With his appointment, Mark Posgay has announced his leadership team, promoting Christophe van den Berghe to the position of Vice President of Sales and Marketing, EMEA – Pro Audio Solutions, and Simon Holley to the position of Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Americas/ANZ – Pro Audio Solutions. Vince Tan has been appointed as Vice President of Sales, APAC – Pro Audio Solutions to secure channel growth and drive further business development in the APAC region.

“We are excited about the strong global sales team in place for the Pro Audio Solutions Channel,” says Peter Claussen, COO of Sennheiser electronic GmbH & Co. KG. “I am very much looking forward to seeing the team drive the business forward with excellence and customer orientation and congratulate Mark Posgay on his promotion.”

Mark Posgay, who has held his new role since January 1, reports directly to Peter Claussen. Posgay has been with Sennheiser for five years, with a background of 20 years of sales and industry experience.

Posgay will continue to collaborate closely with John Falcone until his retirement in October 2019 to ensure a smooth transition. In his more than two decades at Sennheiser, Falcone’s career highlights have included serving as CEO of wholly owned Sennheiser subsidiary, Sennheiser Electronic Corporation, to heading up sales for the audio specialist’s Americas operations, to the senior role at Pro Audio Solutions.

“We know that John’s retirement – like his career – will make as much of an impact across the industry as here at Sennheiser and for good reason,” says Peter Claussen. “John’s professional achievements and personal qualities have won him admiration both in our company and beyond. His continued contribution will be greatly appreciated over the coming months and we wish him all the very best for the future.”

On his appointment, Posgay has announced his leadership team. Christophe van den Berghe has been appointed Vice President, Sales and Marketing, EMEA – Pro Audio Solutions, effective January 1, 2019. A Sennheiser veteran of 19 years, van den Berghe brings a breadth of sales and marketing experience from previous roles at the audio specialist, along with a strong understanding of European markets.

Simon Holley has been promoted to VP of Sales and Marketing, Americas/ANZ – Pro Audio Solutions for the Americas/ANZ, also effective from January 1, 2019. Holley has been with Sennheiser since 2014 as Director of Sales, Pro Audio Solutions for the U.K. and Ireland. With 18 years of sales management experience, he has strong leadership skills and a proven track record of meeting and exceeding sales targets.

Vince Tan has been appointed VP of Sales, APAC – Pro Audio Solutions to secure channel growth and drive further business development. Tan began his career with Sennheiser in 1999 and has successfully progressed in various roles. He brings 20+ years of sales experience, high energy, strong leadership and drive for success. Vince Tan also reports directly to Mark Posgay.

“I am very pleased to announce these exciting changes to the Sennheiser Pro Audio Solutions Channel, which will help to get us even closer to our customers, through outstanding technology, service and support,” comments Posgay. “I would like to congratulate Christophe, Simon and Vince on their new roles and look forward to working together as a team to continue to exceed the expectations of our present and future customers.”

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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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