Fournier joined Fishman three and a half years ago as Product Manager and has been involved in the development of several new products in the company’s Amplification and Toneshaping categories such as the Loudbox amplifier, AIP Aura Imaging Pedals and AFX Acoustic Effects Pedals.
With a background as a recording engineer, Fournier has spent 15 years in the music products industry with a focus on professional audio. He has worked in software quality assurance, line management and product design with an emphasis on high-end professional studio equipment. Before coming to Fishman, Fournier worked for companies such as Lexicon, Line 6, Eventide and Kurzweil.
As Director of Product Development, Fournier will be heavily involved in new product design and definition, in terms of functionality and aesthetics, while working closely with Sales & Marketing on product positioning. He will also be responsible for coordinating new product priorities for the retail and OEM divisions, ensuring that products are developed in time to meet market needs and designed with a focus on the customer’s priorities.
Commenting on the appointment, company Chief Operating Officer Jason Cambra said, “David has proved to be a significant asset for the company in terms of market knowledge, product awareness and the ability to creatively employ the latest technologies in developing our new products. He will have a more significant role in helping us continue to lead the way as an innovator in acoustic amplification.”