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Montreal, September 12, 2019 – Mickey Curbishley, President, Live Productions Division, USA at Solotech is pleased to announce the appointment of Holger Schader as Senior Consultant, Concert Touring and Special Events, for the Division’s European operations. Reporting directly to Curbishley, Schader is responsible for providing expert market advice and developing new business opportunities for Solotech in Europe.
Based in Germany, Schader will actively support Solotech’s commercial activities in the Music, Touring and Special Events market segments by continuing to maintain his trusted relationships with his established list of clients while actively pursuing new business opportunities. He will also work in close collaboration with Didier Streel, vice-president of business development for the Division’s European operations, and UK-based John Penn, Managing Director at SSE Audio Group, acquired last year by Solotech, as well as play a key role in strengthening the company’s growth objectives and strategies in Europe.
With over 30 years’ experience as the owner of Entertainment Support Network and Head of Audio, Project Management at Sirius Showequipment AG, Schader has earned a strong reputation in the audiovisual and entertainment technology industry.
“An expert professional with an outstanding track record, Holger will be a great addition to our European team,” states Curbishley. “With his strategic vision, his broad live production background and his vast experience with international artists such as Mark Knopfler and Rammstein, he will undoubtedly play a crucial role in supporting Solotech’s continued growth and thriving operations in Europe.”
The entire Solotech team welcomes Schader and wishes him great success in his new role.
Founded over 40 years ago, Solotech is a world leader in audiovisual and entertainment technology with 13 strategic locations in Canada, the United States and Europe. Thanks to an inventory encompassing over 300 renowned manufacturers, Solotech is the single source for audio, video, lighting, rigging, soft goods, control and collaboration solutions & services. The company is internationally recognized for its expertise in Live Productions and Systems Integration in various markets, namely music, sports, business, culture and education. Solotech employs 1,200 professionals in its offices located in Montréal, Québec City, Saguenay, Ottawa, Toronto, Chicago, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Nashville, Birmingham, London and Manchester.
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