Industry Pro Matt Hallard Joins Martin Professional

Matt Hallard, New Business Area Manager, Rental - EMEA

Martin Professional is pleased to announce that industry expert and long-time industry professional Matt Hallard has joined the Martin EMEA sales organization as Business Area Manager, Rental.

Matt brings with him a wealth of industry experience having worked as Production Manager for P&O Cruises Worldwide, as Regional Sales Manager at PRG Distribution and most recently for Philips Vari-Lite as European Sales Manager.

Matt’s primary duties in the Martin EMEA organization will focus on developing Martin’s Global Alliance Program, as well as handling a number of key accounts. Furthermore, Martin plans to utilize Matt’s deep roots in the industry to strengthen as well as develop new relationships with LD’s and important customers European-wide.


“Matt is just the kind of industry pro that can support our continued growth within the touring, TV and event segments by using his extensive industry knowledge, contacts and solid LD relationships,” stated Steen Matthiesen, interim Senior Vice President at Martin EMEA. ”There is no substitute for experience and we look forward to working with Matt to further develop our network of lighting influencers within the region.”

About Martin by HARMAN
As a world leader in the creation of dynamic lighting solutions for the entertainment, architectural, and commercial sectors, Martin lighting and video systems are renowned the world over. Martin also offers a range of advanced lighting controllers and media servers, as well as a complete line of smoke machines as a complement to intelligent lighting. Martin operates the industry’s most complete and capable distributor network with local partners in nearly 100 countries. Founded in 1987 and based in Aarhus, Denmark, Martin is the lighting division of global infotainment and audio company HARMAN International Industries.