HARMAN Professional Appoints Vincent "Vinnie" Perreux as Tour Sound Market Manager for Asia Region


HARMAN Professional today announced that it has appointed Vincent “Vinnie” Perreux as Market Manager, Tour Sound for its Asia Regional Sales Office (RSO). In this role Perreux will provide support for existing tour sound customers in Asia and work with the RSO team in expanding product awareness and increasing system sales throughout Asia. He will report to Stuart Dingwall, Applications Manager, Asia, HARMAN Professional.

Perreux brings 20 years of global touring experience to the position, with extensive touring experience in Asia and worldwide as a system engineer, front-of-house and monitor engineer support technician, crew chief and product trainer. Most recently he served as a tour sound specialist with rock band Muse and on U2’s 360° global tour.

Other past affiliations and credits for Perreux have included work with major rental sound companies Clair, Showco, SSE Audio Group and Eighth Day Sound, working on tour with bands including Smashing Pumpkins, Leonard Cohen, Gloria Estefan, Justin Timberlake, Beyoncé, Green Day, Michael Jackson and Elton John.


"From working with FOH engineers and major artists in front of tens of thousands of people to touring some of the biggest shows across six continents, Vinnie has done it all,” said Dingwall. “Individuals with this kind of wide-ranging experience are exceptionally rare and we are thrilled to have Vinnie on our team as we continue to expand our presence in the growing Asian market.”

HARMAN designs, manufactures, and markets a wide range of audio, lighting and infotainment solutions for the automotive, consumer, and professional markets. It is a recognized world leader across its customer segments with premium brands including AKG®, Harman Kardon®, Infinity®, JBL®, Lexicon®, and Mark Levinson®, and leading-edge connectivity, safety and audio technologies. The company is admired by audiophiles across multiple generations and supports leading professional entertainers and the venues where they perform. More than 25 million automobiles on the road today are equipped with Harman audio and infotainment systems. Harman has a workforce of about 14,300 people across the Americas, Europe, and Asia and reported sales of $4.4 billion for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2012.