Nashville - Jul 31, 2001 - AKG Acoustics appointed Kevin Madden market development manager for the U.S. sound reinforcement market. Madden, who previously held the position of Eastern regional sales manager at AKG, immediately assumes responsibilities for product development, market development and services and support of customers in the U.S. live sound and installed sound markets. The announcement was made by Tracy Cranton, AKG vice president of market development.
Madden joined AKG Acoustics as technical services manager in 1996, having previously served as customer service administrator in the service department of sister company, JBL Professional in Northridge, CA. An accomplished guitarist, FOH and monitor engineer, Madden has toured nationally and internationally. Bronxville, NY, native Madden served as resident sound engineer at world-famous Los Angeles venues including the House of Blues and the Whiskey A Go-Go from 1989 to 1996, and continues to occasionally work in local Nashville venues.