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Lectrosonics Announces Retirement and two Promotions


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Rio Rancho, NM, Effective June 1, 2015, Lectrosonics is announcing the retirement of company president Larry Fisher after 43 years with the organization. He will remain active with as Chairman of the Board of Directors and will continue his presence on industry-related social media sites where he has been known as a valuable contributor. During his tenure at the company, Lectrosonics has won numerous industry awards including twice garnering the Cinema Audio Society award for excellence in technology. The company's products have long been a mainstay for major movie and TV productions, theatrical and installed sound. Today, Lectrosonics products are sold in nearly every country in the world.

 

Mr. Fisher explained “After more than 40 years of design engineering and administration, I’m going to take time for fast cars, slow comfortable hammocks and interesting travel. The very capable Lectrosonics management team has been in place for over a decade and I expect continued innovation and advancement in the coming years as they rise to the challenges of new regulations and spectrum allocations.”

 

Being promoted to the position of President of Lectrosonics is Gordon Moore, formerly Vice President, Sales/Service and a 26 year veteran of the company. Mr. Moore has been active in the audio and AV industry since joining Lectrosonics in 1988. In 1991 he became an instructor for the ICIA (International Communications Industries Association) Academy, teaching audio systems design, theory and troubleshooting. In 2000, he was voted Educator of the Year by the INFOCOMM Professional Education and Training Committee (PETC) and for 2015 he was voted chairman.

“Speaking for the entire bunch of fanatics at Lectrosonics, we wish Larry a well deserved and fun retirement. Besides, he really doesn’t get off that easy - he is only a phone call away and just down the road…” said Moore.

 

Karl Winkler is being promoted to the position of Vice President, Sales/Service. Winkler, an 10 year veteran of the company, was previously director of business development. Mr. Winkler has worked in professional audio since 1992 when he joined the U.S. Air Force Band in Washington, DC as an audio engineer. He has also given seminars on microphones, audio and wireless microphone systems at Audio Engineering Society conventions, Syn Aud Con seminars and several colleges and universities. Winkler states “I'm excited by this new opportunity here with Lectrosonics. I've thoroughly enjoyed working for the company thus far and look forward to many more years of success with this great team.”

 

Others on the Lectrosonics executive management team include Bob Cunnings, Vice President - Engineering; Wes Herron, Vice President - Production; and Bruce Jones, Vice President - Marketing.

 

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Congratulations to all! Thank you, Karl, for the great write up and announcement of the changes at Lectrosonics. I sure hope the part about Larry "continuing his presence on industry-related social media sites" (that would be us here at JWSOUND) is true --- Larry has been a welcomed participant here, helping all of us with everything relating to wireless technology, even for those of us who don't necessarily use Lectro products. 

 

Have a great time in retirement Larry, please do check in here every once in awhile, you will always be welcome.

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I would just like to say thank you for the all you have done, the advancements that have made what we do even possible. This doesn't only go out to Larry, Karl and Gordon, but the whole team, past, present and future that make this all happen.  

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