BUENA PARK, Calif. (PRWEB) February 18, 2015
Yamaha today announced the appointment of Frank Gutwein as district manager for the company’s Pro Audio & Combo Division. His territory includes Northern California, Northern Nevada, Utah and Colorado. He reports to Frank Yardley, western regional sales manager.
Prior to working at Yamaha, Gutwein held the position of district sales manager at Peavey Electronics, where he covered much of the same region he will oversee at Yamaha. At Peavey, Gutwein managed and developed all of the musical instrument, multi-chain store, audio-visual and rental company accounts. His work earned him “Rep of the Year” in 2014.
Other experience includes territory sales representative for PCM Marketing, where he maintained and developed accounts with large format independent musical instrument, multi-chain store, audio-visual and rental house clients. There, he received top sales awards from Shure, Monster Cable, Auralex, Gator and Hosa. He also served as store manager at several Guitar Center outlets.
Gutwein earned a Bachelor of Science degree at Northern Illinois University in DeKalb and has more than 25 years of experience playing, performing and teaching guitar.
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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.