Ed Okorn Joins G.R.A.S Sound & Vibration as General Manager for North America

April 14 2017, 03:00
G.R.A.S. Sound & Vibration announced the appointment of Ed Okorn as General Manager for North America. The world-renowned manufacturer of high-quality measurement microphones and related acoustic equipment, based in Denmark, hopes to expand their market share in North America and strengthen business relationships with clients and technology partners in the region.

As General Manager of G.R.A.S. Sound & Vibration North America, Ed Okorn will coordinate all the company's activities in the military and aerospace, automotive, and audiology industries, as well as to strengthen G.R.A.S. position in a variety of industries as a leading supplier for high quality measurement microphones and acoustic sensors.

Ed Okorn is a customer-focused business manager with 20+ years of high-tech sales, marketing and engineering leadership success. He has a BS in Physics w/Minor in Math and a MBA in Systems Management/Project Planning and a proven track record in converting technology into business opportunities within the automotive, R&D, industrial, medical, and government markets, states G.R.A.S. in the announcement.

“My ability to effectively communicate on both technical and business levels, coupled with my proven ability to develop and grow new relationships and business opportunities will assist me in building strong customer relationships in North America,” says Okorn.
As the new General Manager of G.R.A.S. North America, Okorn has a number of long-term goals for the US market. “The G.R.A.S. North America team will develop vertical business relationships with our customers and technology partners for mutual success. We will also nurture existing and develop new applications where the “G.R.A.S. Value” is appreciated for partnerships and market share,” he says.

“Ed will play an instrumental role for G.R.A.S. in serving more customers while enhancing the customer experience in the North American market. Ed’s profound understanding of customer relations will help us to understand better the needs of this market and to provide the products this market demands,” states Niels Kjærgaard, G.R.A.S. VP of Sales & Marketing.

Since its establishment in 1994, G.R.A.S.  Sound & Vibration has been dedicated to developing and manufacturing high-quality measurement microphones and related acoustic equipment. The company was founded by the Danish acoustics pioneer Gunnar Rasmussen, who for more than 60 years has contributed to the world of sound and vibration with his unique ideas and designs. Today, G.R.A.S. Sound & Vibration is known worldwide for leading-edge measurement microphones and related acoustic equipment.
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