Professional Sound - August 2017 - Page 13

Rico Lucia Promoted to Director of TOA Canada Rico Lucia has been promoted to the position of direc- tor for TOA Canada Corporation. This alignment is part of TOA Corporation’s strategic business plan allowing subsidiaries have more autono- my within their region. In this role, Lucia is responsible for all the business operations in Canada, including new business development; sales, marketing, and operations team leadership; and policies and procedures. “Rico is the youngest international TOA staff member to be promoted to the role of director. He has a proven track record of growing sales and leading operational development with a strong customer focus. Rico will be a strong leader for the Cana- dian market and commercial audio and intercom industry,” says Mitsuhiro Omura, president and CEO. For more information, contact TOA Canada Corp.: 905-564-3570,, (L-R): RICO LUCIA; TOA CORP. PRES. KAZUHIRO TAKEUCHI; RALPH SINGER (DIR. SOUTH AFRICA) & JASON TSANG (DIR. HONG KONG) CETEC Group Adds Ed Lockyer as Sales Rep CETEC Group President Wayne Kor- honen has announced the addition of Ed Lockyer to the company’s sales team. Lockyer will operate as CETEC CETEC GROUP’S ED LOCKYER Group’s sales representative for Vivitek visual display and presentation products. Lockyer has worked in concert produc- tion, media rental/sales, the MI industry, and corporate managerial responsibilities. “Very well known in the Ontario AV market, Ed brings a wealth of experience and an energetic approach as CETEC continues to experience rapid growth,” says Korhonen. “Ed’s varied and extensive background in lighting, video, and sound along with his technical depth and customer-centric ap- proach adds great value to our sales team.” Lockyer can be reached at or 647-455-0374. For more information, contact the CETEC Group: 888-759-1170, PROFESSIONAL SOUND 13