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Former Avid VP appointed as Focusrite CEO

Tim Carroll to replace Dave Froker

Tim Carroll will take over as The Focusrite Group Chief Executive Officer on January 3rd, 2017.Focusrite and Novation parent company, The Focusrite Group, have announced the appointment of Tim Carroll as Group Chief Executive Officer. Carroll will take over from Dave Froker, who retires at the end of December 2016.

Carroll joins the company from Avid where he served as a Vice-President with global responsibility for Audio Products. He is also a professional musician by background, having attended the New England Conservatory of Music, and having recorded and toured for nearly 20 years as a keyboard player.

Commenting on the appointment, Executive Chairman Phil Dudderidge said: “Tim comes to us with 18 years’ audio industry experience, and is a widely respected figure in the music technology business. His mix of industry knowledge and senior management and sales experience made him the outstanding candidate, and we are so pleased he has agreed to join our company. We very much look forward to his leadership in the execution of our strategic growth ambitions.”

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