Richard’s prior experience includes over 10 years at Clear-Com managing sales for Southern Europe and Africa, as well as several roles in sales for other leading industry manufacturers, including Audio-Technica and Solid State Logic. Music has been a passion for Richard since the start, having graduated with a diploma in Advanced Music Production from London School of Audio Production. He channeled that interest in his early career spending time as a Lecturer of Music Technology at various institutions, as well as serving as a recording engineer for CTS Studios.
Richard’s appointment comes as Nicki Fisher announces her retirement from the commercial aspects of the industry, having served in the EMEA Sales Director role for Clear-Com since 2014. During her tenure with the company, she not only grew sales substantially in the EMEA region but also championed several key industry initiatives related to gender diversity and mentorship. Even after retirement, Nicki will continue in her role as Chair of the Board of Rise, an organization devoted to promoting gender diversity within the media technology industry.