Harman’s Studer announced the appointment of Rob Hughes to market sales manager.
Hughes, in that position, will be responsible for sales of Studer products throughout the EMEA sales region. He began his career in pro audio as a freelance touring engineer, and also spent 15 years touring the world as a sound engineer and system tech. In addition, he has devoted many years in charge of the audio for major U.K. festivals including the Reading Festival, V Festival, T in the Park and Download.
Hughes then joined SSE Audio Group as project manager, where his responsibilities included managing the company’s stock of digital mixing consoles. In that position, Hughes kept the console inventory’s software and firmware up to date across all platforms and played a large role in training free-lance engineers on the operation of the consoles. As part of this training responsibility, Hughes also worked with Andy Brown of Soundcraft, assisting with Vi6 training courses.
After his time with SSE, Hughes moved on to working for Midas, looking after the U.K. market, and was responsible for selling Midas consoles and Klark-Teknik products into the U.K.