Klipsch Group, owner of the Klipsch, Jamo and Energy audio brands, has announced the promotion of three key leaders within the Group. Mark Casavant has been named Senior Vice President of Global Brand and Business Development, David Westfall has been named Vice President of Global Export and Matt Spitznagle has been named Director of Technology and Innovation.
Mark Casavant, who will be assuming the role of Senior Vice President of Global Brand and Business Development, previously served as SVP of Product Development. He has spent 25 years with the company focusing on sales, training, market and product development management. As the face of the company, his immediate focus will be on building export markets. He will also provide sales and product development guidance, while ensuring Klipsch Group is a strong competitor in new and existing markets. His long-term focus is on performance excellence and connecting the company’s history and legacy to its future.
David “Westy” Westfall, who will be assuming the role of Vice President of Global Export, previously served as Regional Vice President Asia Pacific. He has spent nine years in sales, training and customer service management at Klipsch. He has spent over 30 years in the consumer electronics industry specializing in sales, purchasing and merchandising. In his new role, Westfall will build a team of internal resources focused on and dedicated to servicing distributors and the development and growth of the Klipsch and Jamo brands in the global export markets.
Matt Spitznagle, who will be assuming the role of Director of Technology and Innovation, previously served as Manager, Electronics Engineering. He has spent 11 years at Klipsch and his engineering accomplishments include DSP subwoofers, the first iOS compatible products, many Bluetooth products and the new Reference Premiere HD Wireless speakers that will launch in January 2016. In his new role, Spitznagle will drive Klipsch Group’s transformation as an innovative, tech-driven audio company. He will develop platforms and innovative audio solutions that cater to the way people currently access and listen to music.