Adamson Systems Names Whelan as Director of U.S. Operations, Promotes Dohrmann to Technical Director, Asia Pacific

Apr 30, 2014 1:02 PM


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Mick Whelan is Adamson Systems' Director of U.S. Operations.

Brock Adamson, CEO of Adamson Systems Engineering in Port Perry, Ontario, Canada, recently announced that Mick Whelan joined the company as Director of U.S. Operations. In his new position Whelan is tasked with overseeing all sales and customer service activities in the U.S.

“We are thrilled to have someone of Mick’s caliber join our team,” says Adamson. “His experience as both a live sound engineer and working with manufacturers and reps will be invaluable to our organization.”

A veteran of the professional audio industry, Whelan started his career as chief engineer for Electrotec and moved into positions with JBL, Crown Audio and Electro-Voice, and more recently as manager of the global relations department for Sennheiser. Whelan has extensive experience working with audio engineers, manufacturers and distribution networks.

“Mick brings a wealth of experience and knowledge that we’ve been looking to add to our team,” adds James Oliver, Adamson Systems' director of sales and marketing. “After a few short conversations with Mick we knew he would be the perfect addition to increase Adamson’s visibility in the United States.”

“I am looking forward to my new role at Adamson Systems,” Whelan says. “It’s a dynamic company with amazing technology and terrific plans for the future. I’m excited to be a part of it.”

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David Dohrmann is Adamson Systems' new Technical Director, Asia Pacific.

Adamson Systems also announces the promotion of David Dohrmann to Technical Director, Asia Pacific. In his new role Dohrmann will help develop sales and provide touring and applications support throughout the Asia Pacific region. The new position takes effect immediately. Dohrmann had previously been a Senior Applications Engineer based out of Adamson’s European headquarters.

“David has been an asset to the company since he started here more than three years ago,” says Brock Adamson . “He is an extremely skilled engineer and a great resource for the company.”

Dohrmann graduated with a sound engineering degree from Robert Schumann Academy in Düsseldorf and is in the chair of the live sound section at Germany’s Tonmeister association VDT. Before joining Adamson, he worked in a freelance capacity in the international touring and event scene .

“David’s drive for developing a stronger network in Asia Pacific seems limitless," says Oliver. "I am confident that Adamson Systems will continue to expand our visibility in this growing market.”

“I am very pleased to take this new position," Dohrmann says. "The Asian markets have many highly qualified professionals that are seeking superior loudspeaker systems. Most that I have spoken with hold Adamson’s technology in high regard. I am very excited to work with them and others that are looking for quality sound reinforcement solutions.”

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