Harman’s AKG microphone and headphone brand now has a new director of marketing and a new vice president of worldwide sales. Karam Kaul will lead marketing and Eric Boyer will head sales efforts.
Both appointees will be based out of Harman Professional Division’s Northridge, Calif., office while working with the AKG team in Vienna.
Boyer was previously director of marketing and global business development at Beijing Pacific Budee Technology Development Co., and prior to that director of business development at Burl Audio in Santa Cruz, Calif.
He was also vice president of operations at Audio Agent, led marketing for PreSonus Audio Electronics and was director of marketing and later vice president of manufacturing at Blue Microphones. He is a Pro Tools-certified producer/engineer and a voting member of the Recording Academy, as well as a member-at-large of the Audio Engineering Society.
Kaul joins AKG from MI retailer Guitar Center, where he held various positions, most recently as the director of marketing for Guitarcenter.com. Previously, he also held roles as director of business development for tech merchandising and director of training for the tech division.