Northridge, CA - Oct 30, 2001 - JBL Professional announced the appointment of industry veteran Peter Chaikin as director of marketing, recording and broadcast. Mark Gander, JBL vice president of marketing, revealed that Chaikin will take over marketing responsibility for the company's studio monitors, including the LSR line of powered monitors as well as developing new products in the line.
Chaikin has held high-level product marketing and marketing management positions at Alesis and Yamaha, where he was instrumental in the success of several digital recording and mixing products. He also has 15 years of independent recording engineering experience, working with dozens of name acts including Quincy Jones, Patrice Rushen, George Duke, Michael Sembello and Harvey Mason. Chaikin received RIAA Gold and Platinum Records and a Grammy nomination for "Best Engineered Recording."