Derek Black Joins HHB Canada as Broadcast & Systems Sales Manager

Derek BlackHHB Canada has announced the appointment Derek Black to the new role of broadcast and systems sales manager. This appointment is effective immediately.

In his new position, Black will service HHB’s broadcast and systems clients and dealers, in conjunction with HHB Canada Sales Manager Norman Verrall. Together they will be responsible for managing the company’s independent broadcast and systems sales reps.

Black brings over 25 years of pro audio experience, including positions at TC Group Americas, Power Group, and QSC.

“I have been an industry friend and associate of Derek’s for many years, and we have worked on a number of projects together,” says HHB Canada President Dave Dysart. “He is a consummate professional with extensive industry contacts. We look forward in particular to strengthening our presence in the systems market and we welcome him to the HHB family.”

“I’ve known Dave and the HHB crew over many years, as a dealer, distributor, and friend and shared experiences at various industry events over the years,” adds Black. “I’m truly excited to become part of an organization that is so well liked and respected in the field. In addition, the line card is incredibly solid. With strong, solid ownership, and the combined experiences in different market verticals that the team brings, I wanted to be a part of writing a very exciting new chapter in the scope of business for HHB.”

For more information, contact Dave Dysart at HHB Canada at or go to

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Michael Raine is the Editor-in-Chief at Canadian Musician, Canadian Music Trade, Professional Sound, and Professional Lighting & Production magazines. He also hosts the Canadian Musician Podcast.
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