In his new position, Steve Johnson will be instrumental in directing global marketing strategies and communications as well as being responsible for identifying and analyzing trends in the professional audio, live sound, MI, sound contracting and fixed installation market sectors. In addition, Johnson will continue to identify new market segments and emerging market opportunities for the Harman Music Group of companies.
With a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree from Northwestern University’s Kellogg Graduate School of Management as well as a Bachelor of Science Degree in electrical engineering (BSEE) from Kansas State University, Steve Johnson’s wealth of experience and long-term dedication in the high-technology market sector forms the foundation for his new role at HMG. He most recently held the position of Director of Product Marketing at Motorola’s Mobile Devices business, and prior to that was Vice President, Global Marketing for Shure Inc.
Commenting on the appointment, Rob Urry stated, “Steve has a rich history as well as a unique skill set that makes him perfect for the position of Vice President of Marketing. Because of his experience and perspective from a marketing, as well as an engineering standpoint, I know he will have a tremendous impact on HMG’s marketing efforts and the continued development of our industry-leading brands. I look forward to having Steve contribute to our overall success.”