Yamaha Appoints Marr as Pro Audio & Combo National Account Manager

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Extensive Experience to Further Strengthen Relationships with Yamaha's Largest Accounts

Chris Marr

“We trust he will manage relations with some of Yamaha’s largest accounts with efficiency and enthusiasm, and we look forward to supporting his growth,” said Alan MacPherson, general manager, Pro Audio & Combo Division, Yamaha Corporation of America.

Yamaha today announced the appointment of Chris Marr as National Account Manager for the company’s Pro Audio & Combo Division. His main priorities will be managing sales relations with Guitar Center and Musician’s Friend.

Prior to working for Yamaha, Marr gained experience as the Key Account and Territory Sales Manager with Peavey Electronics Corp. During his time there, he earned multiple accolades for his achievements, including several divisional top sales and Salesman of the Year awards. Through his management of some of the largest national instrument retail accounts, including Guitar Center, Marr increased the company’s territory sales.

Additionally, Marr worked for U.S. Music Corp. as a district sales manager, representing several guitar and amplification manufacturers. There, he developed many new accounts, increased territory sales and was named Salesman of the Year two years in a row. He earned a Bachelor of Business Administration with a focus on music studies and computer information systems for business at Colorado-Mesa University.

“Chris’s skill set and extensive experience in key account management will be an asset to our organization,” said Alan MacPherson, general manager, Pro Audio & Combo Division, Yamaha Corporation of America. “We trust he will manage relations with some of Yamaha’s largest accounts with efficiency and enthusiasm, and we look forward to supporting his growth.”

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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, earphones, headphones, sound bars, 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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