Yamaha Pro Audio & Combo Division Bestows Awards for Sales and Outstanding Performance

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Company hosts annual award ceremony to honor employee excellence.

Front row (l. to r.): Greg Curtis, Michael Gee Back row (l. to r.): Mark Maulucci, John Messerschmidt, Jim Di Paolo, Athan Billias, Reed Larrimore, Jay Schreiber

“At Yamaha, we strive to recognize the tremendous job and effort given by our employees every single day,” said Reed Larrimore, national sales director, PAC Division.

At the Yamaha Corporation of America’s annual award event, held at the Sheraton Cerritos Hotel in Cerritos, California, the company handed out several awards to personnel in the Pro Audio & Combo Division.

Award winners include:

  •     Greg Curtis – Annual Market Maker of the Year
  •     Athan Billias – Marketing Manager of the Year
  •     Woody Jarrett – District Manager of the Year
  •     Eric Aparicio – Spirit of Pro Audio and Combo Division

The division bestowed Top Sales Achievement Awards to:

  •     John Messerschmidt – Electronic Keyboards
  •     Greg Curtis – Music Production
  •     Woody Jarrett – Guitars
  •      Jim Di Paolo – Live Sound
  •     Mark Maulucci – Acoustic Drums
  •     Michael Gee – Electronic Drums

“Even though we produce and sell some of the best quality musical instruments and music equipment in the world, our fantastic staff is integral to our continued success in the industry,” said Reed Larrimore, national sales director, PAC Division. “At Yamaha, we strive to recognize the tremendous job and effort given by our employees every single day.”

For more information, write Yamaha Corporation of America, P.O. Box 6600, Buena Park, CA 90622, telephone (714) 522-9011, email infostation(at)yamaha(dot)com or visit http://4wrd.it/usayamaha.


About Yamaha

Yamaha Corporation of America (YCA) is one of the largest subsidiaries of Yamaha Corporation, Japan and offers a full line of award-winning musical instruments, sound reinforcement and home entertainment products to the U.S. market. Products include: Yamaha acoustic, digital and hybrid pianos, portable keyboards, guitars, acoustic and electronic drums, band and orchestral instruments, marching percussion products, synthesizers, professional digital and analog audio equipment, Steinberg recording products and Nexo commercial audio products, as well as AV receivers, amplifiers, Blu-ray/CD players, iPod docking systems, home-theater-in-a-box systems and its exclusive line of Digital Sound Projectors. YCA markets innovative, finely crafted technology and entertainment products and musical instruments targeted to the hobbyist, education, worship, professional music, installation and consumer markets.

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