L-Acoustics Appoints Tony Szabo to Head Touring Applications Team
L-Acoustics announces the appointment of industry expert Tony Szabo as head of application, touring. Szabo will work directly with Florent Bernard, director of applications, touring to deploy the application strategy for the touring market and manage the touring applications team. As part of the senior leadership team, he will ensure the continued success and strength of the global network of L-Acoustics partners and will support major projects around the globe.
Szabo will be a familiar face to many in the industry, his career spans 25 years -- from monitor technician to FOH engineer, show controller, crew chief and senior FOH systems engineer, Szabo has worked with the world's top artists and festivals. Most recently, he served as senior systems engineer at L-Acoustics UK partner Adlib Audio Solutions, designing systems for tours and festivals as well as mentoring the systems engineer team and leading technology acquisition decisions. Szabo has lived and worked in Australia, Canada, and the UK, touring with artists such as David Bowie, Bryan Adams, Kylie Minogue, and large-scale events like the Sydney Olympics Opening and Closing Ceremonies.
"Tony's extensive experience in key posts in the industry brings a unique and fresh perspective to lead our market development strategy. His combination of technical expertise, industry knowledge, and business acumen will be a great asset for L-Acoustics," says Bernard. "Counting Tony in this newly created position will allow us to continue to affirm and expand our leadership in the touring market, while supporting our partners to do the same."
"I've worked extensively with all of the top pro audio technologies and I'm proud to join what I consider to be the leading pro audio brand," adds Szabo. "It's exciting to represent the L-Acoustics in the touring market, ensuring the continued strength of the brand through the excellence of our internal team and our global network of partners."