Webster, NY - Aug 27, 2009 - Audio electronics manufacturer Ashly Audio has appointed John Sexton to the position of national sales manager. Sexton, who will be based in Oklahoma, started in the professional audio industry at Altec Lansing and has since amassed 25 years of experience in various regional, national and international sales and marketing positions.
Sexton joins Ashly Audio following seven years as vice president of sales and marketing for Altec Lansing Technologies of Milford, PA. Prior to that he had a four-year stint as regional sales manager with The Jones Sales Group in Flower Mound, TX, through 2001, representing Bosch Communications Systems and other product lines in the Gulf Coast region.
Having joined Altec Lansing Corporation as customer service manager in 1983, Sexton rose to the position of international sales manager then director of sales for Altec Lansing and University Sound. Following that, for four years through 1997, Sexton was director of international sales for EVI Audio where he oversaw the international distribution network for Altec Lansing, Electro-Voice and University Sound products in Southeast Asia, Africa, Middle East, Europe and Latin America.