INDIANAPOLIS, IND (January 11, 2021) Premium Audio Company, an innovative, premium audio solutions provider, is pleased to announce that industry veteran Franck Blondel has been promoted to Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA), as well as lead the Jamo, Magnat and Heco brands worldwide.
In this newly created role, Blondel will oversee the entire business operation in the EMEA region for all Premium Audio Company brands, including market penetration, sales and marketing strategies and distribution. He will also lead product development for three of the company’s revered European brands — Jamo, Magnat, and Heco, as well as operations for Jamo. Blondel will continue to report to Paul Jacobs, President & CEO of Premium Audio Company.
“Franck is highly strategic, creative, passionate and determined in his leadership approach to sales and marketing. He has worked tirelessly at learning the intricacies of the global audio industry. In his expanded role, I am excited for the products that our European audio solution brands bring to market globally under Franck’s leadership, said Paul Jacobs. “He is a valued key player on our team, and we are happy for him to take on an even larger role as senior executive and within the company.”
Since joining Klipsch in 2014, Blondel has been promoted into increasingly challenging and enhanced leadership roles and has focused on all aspects of the business including increasing market share, revenue and margin growth, operational excellence and overall customer satisfaction.
“I am excited by the possibilities that lay ahead for Premium Audio Company, as we continue to establish Klipsch, Jamo, Magnat and Heco as truly innovative and global brands. I am proud of the work my team and partners have accomplished to date and look forward to achieving even larger goals around the world,” said Blondel.
About Premium Audio Company
Established in 2020, Premium Audio Company is the most innovative, complete and premium audio solutions provider in consumer technology. We connect people to their passion for entertainment. Premium Audio Company is comprised of three subsidiaries and include some of the most legendary and revered brands such as Klipsch, Jamo, Mirage, ProMedia, Magnat, Heco, Mac Audio, Onkyo, Pioneer, Pioneer Elite and Integra. Premium Audio Company, LLC is a wholly owned subsidiary of VOXX International Corporation (NASDAQ: VOXX).