Jeff Miranda, national sales manager; Margie Kirby, vice president and Rik Kirby, president
USA - UK manufacturer Optimal Audio has announced the appointment of Allied ProTech as its USA distributor.
Optimal Audio is part of  Focusrite plc. It manufactures a one-stop solution of controllers, amplifiers and loudspeakers for small to medium sized commercial installations.
Based in Orange County, California, and founded by industry veteran Rik Kirby, Allied ProTech is a pro audio and AV technology distributor working to simplify the challenge of bringing international brands to the US market.
Rik Kirby comments: “Optimal Audio is a brand born from great heritage, and their focus on ease of use and installation meets a need we’re seeing from our partners across the US market. We’re excited to be working with them, and we’re looking forward to introducing the Optimal Audio range to our reps and customers at the upcoming InfoComm trade show in Orlando.”
Dom Harter, managing director of Optimal Audio adds: “I’ve known Rik for quite some time and value his deep knowledge of the way the US market works. He’s held senior management positions with a number of international audio manufacturers where he’s been responsible for sales, marketing, operations and production, so it’s safe to say that he fully understands every aspect of bringing a brand to market. We look forward to working closely with Allied ProTech to establish Optimal Audio as a leading player in the US commercial audio market.”

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