Movers and Shakers

L-Acoustics Expands Commitment to Install Market with Two New Application Hires

MARCOUSSIS, France – July 2019 — With over 1,000 L-Acoustics installations annually, and continued expansion in areas such as Houses of Worship and Sports Facilities expanding rapidly, L-Acoustics continues to increase its commitment to serving the industry with strong, local application support. The recent addition of experts Greg Kirkland in North America and David Dohrmann in Europe to head the Application Install teams across multiple geographies reinforces the vital link between L-Acoustics, its global network of Certified Provider Distributors, as well as integrators, and end users.

L-Acoustics Expands Commitment to Install Market with Two New Application Hires
Greg Kirkland, L-Acoustics Head of Application, Install, USA & Canada

Providing robust, location-based technical support will be central to David Dohrmann’s mission of serving installation markets. Dohrmann holds a Tonmeister sound engineering degree and his experience in the industry spans assignments as sound engineer for artists and performances across all styles, from rock to classical. As technical director for an audio manufacturer, he led a team providing support and training across the APAC region. Based in Hamburg, Germany, Dohrmann will lead application support for all installation projects in Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia.

“It’s thrilling to join a company that is shaping our industry, and which has a unique combination of scientific excellence, entrepreneurial team spirit and passion for the audience experience,” expresses Dohrmann. “I’m honored to be able to contribute to the success story of the company, and specifically to inspiring the Application Install team moving forward.”

As the technical reference and ambassador for the fixed installation market in North America, Greg Kirkland will contribute to growing the brand through interaction with key consultants and integrators, in tandem with the Certified Provider Distributor network. With over thirty years of experience in the live and install markets, Kirkland has founded and managed successful consultancies that have completed projects across vertical markets, notably education, hospitality and cruise ships. Based in the L-Acoustics USA & Canada headquarters in Westlake Village, CA, Kirkland will lead application support for installation projects across North America.

“I am very excited to join L-Acoustics and to work with my team to deepen ties with our installation partners,” explains Kirkland. “I look forward to helping strengthen our presence in the North American market through excellent technical support from the design stage through to installation, calibration and beyond.”

Welcoming Dohrmann and Kirkland to the Application team, Cédric Montrezor, Executive Director of Application at L-Acoustics, comments: “David and Greg both bring unique and strategic experience to our global Application Install team. Together, their knowledge of L-Acoustics products and services joined with their market experience will help to spearhead our growth in key regions and markets by providing the utmost standard of quality from design to install and through to calibration and training.”

About L-Acoustics
Founded in 1984 near Paris, France, L-Acoustics is the market leader in professional sound reinforcement technologies. With over 400 team members worldwide and offices in Paris, London, Los Angeles, and New York, L-Acoustics is present in over 80 countries via our network of Certified Providers. Focused on solutions that elevate the audience experience, more than 20% of L-Acoustics’ talent is devoted to R&D in the areas of acoustics, applications, mechanics, electronics, signal processing, and software development.

Recognized for pioneering the line source array, L-Acoustics continues to shape the future of the professional audio industry with L-ISA Immersive Hyperreal Sound technology, a multidimensional, object-based approach to designing, mixing, and processing sound that results in extremely natural and intelligible audio and a more vibrant, and authentic connection between artists and their fans.

L-Acoustics technologies can be heard in places like the Hollywood Bowl, the NFL Cardinals State Farm Stadium or the Philharmonie de Paris, as well as the world’s top-grossing festivals, and on tour with world-class artists such as Adele, Pearl Jam, Lorde, and Depeche Mode.