PROVIDENCE – Residential and commercial ventilation maker Nortek Inc. is combining the product and marketing strengths of its Gefen, TVOne and Magenta Research bands into ProAV Group in the Nortek Technology Solutions segment.
The newly formed group, which is based in Chatsworth, Calif., also has offices is Connecticut and Kentucky, as well as an international presence in Brazil, China, Germany, Hong Kong, Taiwan and the United Kingdom.
“Combining these three teams will position us to accelerate product development, launch new marketing programs and deliver additional support services for our customers and distribution partners,” Sean Burke, group president of Nortek’s Technology Solutions segment, said in a news release.
The group will be headed by Hagai Gefen, former president of Gefen. John Dace, president of Magenta Research, will manage worldwide sales. Uri Ram, senior vice president of Gefen, will oversee operations, finance and logistics. David Barnes, president of TV One, will retire after 20 years with the company. •