NATICK, MA — Genelec Inc. (aka Gelelec USA), the US distribution arm of Finland-based active monitor manufacturer Genelec (www.genelec.com), announced a wave of appointments, promotions and new hires in 2023. Additionally, the company’s headquarters in Natick, MA, has been remodeled to include an open-area floor plan with expanded dining facilities, as well as a new modular office cubicle layout to handle the growing employee roster.
Photo L-R: (Seated) Eric Daubney, Mary Stewart and Izzy Akdikmen; (standing) Andrew Eggleston, David Agoglia and Ben Morris
Long-time Genelec USA team member Eric Daubney was recently promoted to digital content manager. After graduating from college in 2012, he worked in the world of recording studios, music publishing and post production. He joined Genelec in 2015 in a sales support role and has been a key member of the team ever since, focusing first on order processing and then taking on US social media management for the brand.
David Agoglia joined Genelec USA as service manager. His previous experience includes a strong background in music gear sales, and as a member of the rock band Rev Theory. He has toured the US, Europe and Canada, supporting the band’s recording contract with Interscope Records.
Mary Stewart joined to Genelec USA as a sales administration coordinator. Her degree in Sociology has enabled her to excel at customer service, and recent work experience as a paralegal has enhanced her attention to detail.
Andrew Eggleston recently joined the Genelec team part-time as a shipping specialist, splitting time between his new role at Genelec and his studies at MassBay Community College in nearby Wellesley, where he is majoring in computer science.
Izzy Akdikmen joined Genelec USA as product support specialist. Her studies and work experience include managing and engineering in music recording studios. She is proficient in Pro Tools, Dolby Atmos and Sony RA360 immersive software, as well as other software applications relevant to the pro audio industry.
Finally, Ben Morris joined the Genelec team as service associate. He is a recent graduate from the University of Massachusetts Lowell’s Sound Record Technology program, where he focused on acoustics, audio circuitry, analog/digital recording, and studio repair/maintenance. He has been interested in music and the gear that makes it since childhood. Before Genelec, he worked at a local recording studio, as well as a tube amplifier repair shop.