The team at Northern Light has been further strengthened with several new appointments. Craig Shaw joins the Special Projects department as sales engineer, with responsibility for developing the company's sound reinforcement products business. Formerly with EFX Audio, he left to freelance on sound system design and installation projects in clubs and bars throughout Scotland and for projects such as the Police Public Safety announcement system for Edinburgh’s Hogmanay street celebrations.

Gerry Corcoran is the latest addition to the sales team. Based in Glasgow, he'll be concentrating on expanding and supporting Northern Light's customer base in the West of Scotland and will augment the company's capacity to demonstrate equipment and provide customer training. Gerry was formerly chief electrician and technical tutor at RSAMD, and before that his career in stage management and electrics, working in professional theatresthroughout Scotland, spanned 13 years.

At Northern Light's Glasgow hire department, Nicola Garman is moving on after four years as manager, and Scott Bland will be taking over the reins. He completed his technical training at RSAMD and has worked extensively in community and amateur theatre for 10 years, tackling a wide variety of projects before joining Northern Light. Carol Whittaker - formerly of Q-Light - and Jim McGowan have also recently joined the hire cepartment, ensuring a wealth of experience and expertise to meet the varied needs of hire customers, whether dry hire or a full rigging and crewing service.

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