Nugen Audio announces executive promotions
November 9, 2022

Nugen Audio announces executive promotions

LEEDS, UK — Nugen Audio ( has announced promotions of senior team members Charles Blessing and Sophie Guest. The company is known for its software tools that aid in loudness metering/correction, surround audio, mixing/mastering, tracking and audio analysis. 

Photo (L-R): Blessing and Guest

Blessing will now serve as CEO, while Guest will take on the role of chief marketing officer (CMO). The changes come as Nugen Audio co-founder Dr. Paul Tapper steps back from his position as CEO to focus on his new immersive gaming brand, Fruity Systems. Tapper will continue to serve as a director and CFO for Nugen Audio. Additionally, Guest will join Blessing and Tapper on the company’s board of directors. 

“I co-founded Nugen Audio in 2004 with the goal of changing the world of audio,” says Tapper. “I am honored to have been able to lead this brand for so many years, and I am excited to move into my new role with Nugen, and to continue to serve the company as a director. I know that Nugen is in capable hands, and that Charles will work tirelessly as CEO to continue to evolve our creative and technological advancements. I also applaud Sophie for her devotion to Nugen, and I am certain she will develop new and exciting ways to present our solutions to the industry.” 

As CEO, Blessing will continue to push forth the company’s forward-thinking efforts and provide the leadership needed to take the company into the future. Blessing previously served as the brand’s CTO. He joined the company as a software engineer in 2013. Prior to that, held several programmer and engineer positions with Team17 Software. 

Guest joined Nugen Audio in 2018 as creative marketing manager, and most recently served as marketing director. A creative thinker who moonlights as a radio presenter and voiceover artist, Guest is a graduate of Manchester Metropolitan University. She held various sales, marketing and promotions positions before coming to Nugen Audio. 

Blessing’s previous role as CTO will be filled after the start of the year by Nugen Audio’s senior software engineer Patxi Monedero.