San Diego Startup Appoints Three Executives for Next Phase of Company Growth
Comhear Inc., the San Diego-based award-winning audio technology company, today announced the expansion of its leadership team with three seasoned executives. The company brought on Eric Haskell as Chief Financial Officer, Paul O’Callaghan as Senior Vice President of Sales, and Greg Thener as Regional Vice President of Sales. The three business professionals join Comhear on the heels of the company’s recent completion of a $12 million capital raise.
Comhear CEO, Gerry Chastelet commented, “We’re pleased to have Eric, Paul and Greg join the Comhear team. Their individual skills and operational experience will be instrumental to our planned 2018 growth initiatives.”
Haskell brings over 30 years of senior financial experience at both public and private companies to Comhear. Prior to joining Comhear, he served as the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at SunCom Wireless Holdings, Inc., a digital wireless communications services provider. Haskell’s expertise in corporate financing and M&A will be a critical asset as the company executes its organic and strategic growth objectives.
Comhear’s new Senior Vice President of Sales, Paul O’Callaghan, is a seasoned executive with a proven record of global sales achievements as well as building and leading high performing sales organizations. Previously, O’Callaghan worked at Mobile Labs Inc. where he was Vice President of Global Alliances and International Sales Operations. Paul, a tenured sales executive, who in addition to his sales expertise, brings a wealth of operational knowledge to the company at this stage.
Greg Thener joins Comhear as Regional Vice President of Sales. With more than 20 years of sales background, Thener is well versed in both direct and alternate channel distribution. He will be responsible for sales of Comhear products and services within the United States. Prior to joining Comhear, Thener was Director of Enterprise and Education Sales in the Southern U.S. and Latin America for Panopto, a video platform provider.
“The addition of these seasoned professionals further strengthens the company’s ability to expand its business within the Pro AV, OEM and consumer markets,” said Chastelet. “These additional resources along with the Q3 scheduled launch of our MyBeam™ powered YARRA 3DX – the industry’s first 3-D consumer audio soundbar, will further advance the company’s technology and products across a wider customer universe.”
To learn more about Comhear, visit www.comhear.com and www.yarra3dx.com
About Comhear, Inc.
Comhear Inc. is a San Diego-based, award-winning audio technology company dedicated to creating the next generation of audio products for consumer, enterprise and professional applications. The company’s products are powered by its patented, groundbreaking MyBeam™ beamforming technology, which provides listeners fully immersive, 3-D audio, as well as its patented KAP™ enhancement software, developed to create richer soundscapes. Comhear’s technologies provide listeners with an unparalleled audio experience, no matter the setting or application—including professional directed sound through the company’s MyBeam Pro line, in consumer electronics through a Comhear-branded YARRA 3DX sound bar, and in a host of MyBeam™ Powered ODM/OEM audio applications and products. For more information about Comhear’s products, technologies and solutions, visit www.comhear.com