Industry veteran Tony Szabo has been by hired as L-Acoustics' new head of application, touring.
Szabo's new role will see him work directly with Florent Bernard, director of applications, touring to deploy the application strategy for the touring market and manage the touring applications team.
Szabo's career spans 25 years, having occupied roles as monitor technician to FOH engineer, show controller, crew chief and senior FOH systems engineer.
He has lived and worked in Australia, Canada and the UK, touring with artists such as David Bowie, Bryan Adams, Kylie Minogue and large-scale events like the Sydney Olympics Opening and Closing Ceremonies.
Prior to joining the company, he served as senior systems engineer at L-Acoustics' UK partner Adlib Audio Solutions, designing systems for tours and festivals as well as mentoring the systems engineer team and leading technology acquisition decisions.
“Tony’s extensive experience in key posts in the industry brings a unique and fresh perspective to lead our market development strategy. His combination of technical expertise, industry knowledge, and business acumen will be a great asset for L-Acoustics,”said Bernard, commenting the appointment of the company's new head of application, touring.
“Counting Tony in this newly created position will allow us to continue to affirm and expand our leadership in the touring market, while supporting our partners to do the same.”
Added Szabo: “I’ve worked extensively with all of the top pro audio technologies and I’m proud to join what I consider to be the leading pro audio brand. It’s exciting to represent the L-Acoustics in the touring market, ensuring the continued strength of the brand through the excellence of our internal team and our global network of partners.”