QSC appoints Markus Winkler as SVP20 June 2017
QSC Systems has announced that Markus Winkler has joined the company as its senior vice president. The former MD of Shure EMEA will head up the global systems business while overseeing the expansion of QSC’s EMEA operations.
At Shure, Winkler was at the forefront of the company’s expansion and growth in EMEA, and in joining QSC, explained, “I am delighted to join one of the most respected and innovative companies in our industry.”
Joe Pham, QSC’s president and CEO, said, “We are thrilled to have Markus join our leadership team and bring his extensive experience and knowledge to guide the QSC Systems business into this new era.”
He continued, “Traditional audio, video and control markets are in an era of unprecedented change with traditional ecosystems being disrupted by rapidly evolving channels and technologies, managed by a unified AV and IT organisation.”
Winkler brings more than 20 years of executive experience in the professional AV sector, and suggested that the opportunity for QSC’s systems business is “extraordinary”. He concluded, “I look forward to working with our customers and partners around the world to expand our Systems business, and establish QSC as a premier international brand.”