AES Welcomes New President

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AES Welcomes New President

Oct 24, 2014 9:13 AM

NEW YORK � Following the 137th Audio Engineering Society Convention, the AES has welcomed new President Andres Mayo as he takes over the leadership role from Dr. Sean Olive.

Mayo currently serves as owner and senior mastering engineer at Andres Mayo Mastering and Audio Post in Buenos Aires, Argentina, and, as a producer and engineer, he is set to guide the AES into the coming year and through AES138 in Warsaw, Poland, and the convention''s return to New York City for AES139 in the fall of 2015.

Mayo holds a Master''s degree in Electronics Engineering from the National Technology University in Argentina. Since 1991, Mayo has worked for several facilities in Latin America as well as London, New York and Ludwigsburg, Germany. In 1994 he co-founded Mr. Master, a pro mastering facility in Argentina, which later became �Andres Mayo Mastering and Audio Post,� featuring full 5.1 mixing and mastering capabilities.

He has served as the AES VP for Latin America for two consecutive terms, co-chairing more than 50 AES events in the region, including the first Latin American Conferences in 2007 (Buenos Aires), 2008 (Mexico) and 2009 (Sao Paulo), as well as the first Latin Producers Panel, in Spanish, at an international AES Convention.

Mayo also served four years as chair of the AES Argentina Section and still serves the Society as vice chairman of the Technical Committee for Recording Technology and Procedures (TC-RTP).

Andres speaks fluent Spanish, English and Portuguese and has been invited as keynote speaker to more than 60 conferences held throughout Latin America, the U.S. and Canada. He has been presented with the AES Board of Governors Award (2009) and the AES Citation Award in recognition of outstanding contributions to the Latin American Professional Audio Community (2011).