Mr. Juergensen graduated with a bachelor degree in Chinese studies and business economics from the University of Aarhus (Denmark) and received an MBA degree in international business from the Asian Institute of Technology (Thailand). He also brings linguistic abilities to his new role, speaking English, German, Chinese Mandarin and Thai, in addition to his native Danish.
Directly embarking on an international career path focused on the APAC region, Mr. Juergensen joined the pro audio and AV industry 15 years ago and has worked with Jebsen & Jessen Marketing (T) Ltd. in Thailand, E-way Ltd. in China and Danish Interpretation Systems A/S. He joins Community from Shure Asia Limited, where he held management roles in business and market development.
“I am very honored to join the Community team,” said Mr. Juergensen. “Since 1968 Community has been an industry leader, designing and producing superior sounding solutions for tough outdoor and acoustically challenging indoor use in a wide variety of venues and applications. The brand heritage, excellent engineering and product performance is outstanding in this industry. I am excited to begin working with the Community team and our partners in the APAC region, expanding sales of products that deliver premium quality audio across our key vertical markets.”
Steve Johnson, Community’s CEO, commented, “We’re very happy that Kim is joining us. He brings the substantial experience we wanted to further develop and support our APAC distribution channels. As we seek to expand the global reach of our most successful product families ever, Kim will be a vital link to the important and rapidly growing Asia-Pacific region, delivering Community’s industry leading customer support to distributors, integrators and audio consultants. I’m very pleased to welcome him to the Community team.”