Klipsch Group Promotes Three Key Leaders
INDIANAPOLIS (December 21, 2015) — Klipsch Group, Inc., owner of the Klipsch, Jamo and Energy audio brands, today announces the appointment of Mark Casavant to Senior Vice President of Global Brand and Business Development, David Westfall to Vice President of Global Export, and Matt Spitznagle to Director of Technology and Innovation.
Mark Casavant, who previously served as SVP of Product Development, assumes the Senior Vice President of Global Brand and Business Development role following a career of sales, training, market and product development management that includes 25 years with the company. He is immediately focused on building export markets as the Klipsch Group brand evangelist, product expert, world-class trainer and face of the company. He will also provide sales and product development guidance, while ensuring Klipsch Group is an even stronger competitor in new and existing markets. For the long term, Casavant is focused on performance excellence as he connects the company’s rich history and legacy to its future as a tech-driven, forward-thinking audio company.
David “Westy” Westfall, who previously served as Regional Vice President Asia Pacific, has been promoted to Vice President of Global Export after nine years in sales, training and customer service management at Klipsch. He has been in the consumer electronics industry for more than 30 years, specializing in sales, purchasing and merchandising. Westfall will build a team of internal resources, based in the headquartered Indianapolis office, focused on and dedicated to servicing distributors and the development and growth of both the Klipsch and Jamo brands in the global export markets.
Matt Spitznagle, previously Manager, Electronics Engineering for Klipsch Group is now Director of Technology and Innovation following an 11-year career at the company. His engineering accomplishments at Klipsch include DSP subwoofers, the first iOS compatible products, many Bluetooth products the new Reference Premiere HD Wireless speakers that will launch in January 2016. Spitznagle will play a key role in leading Klipsch Group’s transformation as an innovative, tech-driven audio company. He will develop platforms and innovative audio solutions that cater to the way people access and listen to music around the world.
For more information on the company’s history, executives and products, please visit Klipsch.com.
About Klipsch Audio
In 1946 Paul W. Klipsch, inventor, acoustics pioneer and maverick, founded Klipsch Audio with the sole purpose of bringing the power, detail and emotion of the live music experience into his living room. Through the use of highly efficient speaker designs, handcrafted cabinetry and a thirst for real engineering breakthroughs – Klipsch, the great American loudspeaker company, was born in Hope, AR. Today, our diverse range of quality audio products includes speakers and headphones for almost any consumer and professional application – including cinema, whole-house, wireless, home theater and portable offerings. Honoring our founder’s legacy, Klipsch continues to be the legendary high-performance brand of choice for audiophiles and aficionados around the world. We are the Keepers of the Sound®. Klipsch Group, Inc. is VOXX International Company (NASDAQ: VOXX).