Wednesday, June 12, 2024

Electrosonic names Jim Fitton as Head of Solutions


Electrosonic has appointed Jim Fitton as Head of Solutions to drive forward their technology design service.

Jim’s 26-year career within the AV industry encompasses AV consultancy, design, technology and project management, and business development. He will lead the Pre-Sales Engineering and Solutions Architect teams to provide high quality technical design solutions that are both aesthetically pleasing and technically exceptional.

“We are delighted to have such a recognised industry figure join the Electrosonic team. Jim’s appointment is an important step forward for Electrosonic’s AV design offering, and the ability to deliver unified, standardised global solutions.” says Sarah Joyce, Managing Director, Electrosonic Ltd. She continues, “Jim’s passion for everything audio-visual, and desire to help the AV industry continue to develop, reflects Electrosonic’s culture for continuous improvement, learning and development.”

Jim has an extensive AV background. Before joining Electrosonic, Jim was Technology Manager at ‘Involve Visual Collaboration’, specialists in visual collaboration and AV design. He has worked in business development and consultancy roles for two major international manufacturers, Crestron International and Extron Electronics. Prior to this, he was a Project Manager and Design Consultant for CMS London Ltd. This multiple disciplined expertise will ensure Electrosonic continue to excel in delivering successful projects, supporting clients from initial concept to project delivery and beyond.

“I am looking forward to starting this fantastic new role and using all my knowledge to help Electrosonic further develop their technical design services, says Jim Fitton, Head of Solutions, Electrosonic Ltd. “Increasing our focus on technical design solutions enables us to have earlier engagement with the client and will ultimately save time and reduce costs during the design phase, as well as simplifying and speeding up the installation.”

Jim adds “Electrosonic has successfully offered technical design support to both the Entertainment and Corporate markets for many years. I want to use all my experience to further expand this offering, ensuring the initial design meets the client’s unique objectives, adheres to budgets and time scales, is easy to maintain and support, whilst providing flexibility for future growth.”

Jim is CTS qualified and has many industry specific certifications including Crestron DMC-D, DMC-E-4K and DMC-T, Extron AVA, and XTP certification. He will be reporting directly to Marc Cooke, Electrosonic Ltd Operations Director, and will work closely with Electrosonic Inc’s design solution team to provide a standardised global offering.

Joe Kleiman
Joe Kleiman
Raised in San Diego on theme parks, zoos, and IMAX films, InPark's Senior Correspondent Joe Kleiman would expand his childhood loves into two decades as a projectionist and theater director within the giant screen industry. In addition to his work in commercial and museum operations, Joe has volunteered his time to animal husbandry at leading facilities in California and Texas and has played a leading management role for a number of performing arts companies. Joe previously served as News Editor and has remained a contributing author to InPark Magazine since 2011. HIs writing has also appeared in Sound & Communications, LF Examiner, Jim Hill Media, The Planetarian, Behind the Thrills, and MiceChat His blog, takes an unconventional look at the attractions industry. Follow on twitter @ThemesRenewed Joe lives in Sacramento, California with his wife, dog, and a ghost.

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