Changes to Pearl's European team

02-06-2017 - Pearl has appointed Thomas Franke as the new European Marketing Manager.

Pearl announces a change to it’s European team.
Sho Inatomi, Senior Marketing Manager at Pearl Music Europe (PME) returned to Pearl Headquarters in Japan. His new role will be Global Marketing Director for the entire Pearl Group.

Pearl has therefore appointed Thomas Franke as the new European Marketing Manager. Thomas will be responsible for the co-ordination and strengthening of our marketing department.
Thomas has been working in the music business for over 30 years and he has successfully contributed to our marketing team over the last 10 years, as both Artist Relations & Promotions Manager and as European Product Manager. Thomas’ skills have been recognised and therefore will take the lead in all European Marketing Operations.

Furthermore, Richard Steinbusch as European Sales Manager, with his proven track record, will be in charge of all European Sales Operations. Together with Thomas he will form the Senior Sales and Marketing Management Leading Team.  Together they will take the lead in maintaining the ideal of Total Customer Satisfaction and fulfilling PME’s mission to be the highest performing Pan European Musical instrument Distribution Company.

Pearl believes that this bundling of skills and the forthcoming synergy effect of this new team will strengthen and improve PME’s position in the current market place.

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