AudioQuest Promotes 'Sales Superstars' Shaun Schuetz, Jim Scatena
AudioQuest, Inc. has promoted two of its own veterans from within the ranks of the company to manage and lead its highly effective and talented 19 member Americas sales force. Shaun Schuetz is now Vice President Sales, Americas; and Jim Scatena is now Director, National Accounts.
“Jim and Shaun will have my full support, along with that of the entire AQ organization,” said President Rafael Nevares. "Together I have no doubt that we’ll accomplish great things."
AudioQuest has appointed Shaun Schuetz to preside over one of the strongest sales teams in the performance audio industry in the Americas. As such, he will be supporting and strengthening an already practiced and proficient group of sales professionals. He will continue to build and foster the relationships that have made AudioQuest such a successful partner to so many specialty retailers throughout the Americas and beyond.
Over the last 14 years, Mr. Schuetz has worked his way up through the ranks of the industry, beginning with an auspicious track record at Best Buy, and then at Magnolia. AudioQuest looks for notes his insightful focus on sales and sales management forms the foundation for having earned his new position. Firsthand experience on the retail sales floor, on through promotions to greater levels of responsibility within AudioQuest, have built the consummate, humble professional that is Shaun Schuetz today. His selfless, team-oriented leadership style make AudioQuest extremely proud to have him in this important position.
With its growing presence in large retailers and with major accounts such as Best Buy, Conn’s Control4 and Dish Network, AudioQuest saw a need for two sales leaders. Jim Scatena, a skilled and expert hand when it comes to supporting and developing the strength of key account relationships, will be responsible for nurturing and for acquiring national accounts. Under his steady guidance, these partnerships will continue to flourish and multiply.
Scatena has been a charismatic sales-professional in the performance audio sector for over 18 years, having built an extensive history of accomplishments at industry giants such as B&W and SpeakerCraft. This is Jim’s second well-earned promotion while at AudioQuest -- his talent, capabilities and hard work continue to earn hi a great appreciation and deserved recognition. His dynamic and effective leadership style, combined with a head for strategic partnerships, make him the ideal choice for this vital and essential role at AudioQuest.