SILVERWATER, New South Wales, Australia� R�de Microphones has named Damien Wilson as the new CEO of The Freedman Electronics Group. He has been promoted from R�de Microphones� sales and marketing director. The Freedman Electronics Group consists of pro audio brands R�de, Aphex, Event Electronics and SoundField.
He will take over for Peter Freedman, the group�s founder and managing director, who will now have more time for �product conception and development, manufacturing innovation, brand acquisition, and personal representation for the group internationally,� according to the announcement. Freedman also plans to work as an advocate for Australian manufacturing and export.
Wilson joined the Freedman Electronics/ R�de team in 2007 as a marketing manager and was promoted to global sales and marketing director. He also worked as general manager of� R�de Microphones� U.S. presence from 2008-2013.
Prior to his time with Freedman, Wilson worked as a creative director at two boutique advertising agencies.