Harman Names New VP and General Manager of Asia Pacific — AV.technology
Amar G Subash is now Vice President and General Manager of Harman Professional Solutions Asia Pacific, working from Singapore HQ.
In his new role, Amar will be tasked with leveraging the strength of HARMAN’s iconic brands including JBL Professional, AKG, AMX, Martin lighting, Crown, Soundcraft, BSS and dbx, to drive growth throughout the region. By leading teams across HARMAN Professional offices in Singapore, Japan, Korea and Australia, Amar will bring the organisation closer to channel partners and end customers, and chart a course for further expansion in Asia Pacific territories.
“Amar has an excellent track record of working closely with our channel partners, system integrators and end customers, accelerating growth and improving customer engagement,” said Jaime Albors, Senior Vice President, Global Sales, HARMAN Professional Solutions. “At a time when our industry is evolving rapidly, we need a proven leader who can strengthen our industry-leading brands, deliver the holistic, integrated solutions that customers require. With a deep knowledge and experience in the Asia Pacific region, Amar is the perfect executive to help us accelerate our business and capitalise on opportunities,”
“It is an absolute honour to lead HARMAN Professional Solutions APAC team as we explore newer growth opportunities in the Asia Pacific region,” said Amar Subash, Vice President and General Manager, HARMAN Professional Solutions APAC. “With a portfolio of iconic brands, we have the unique ability to provide our customers both standalone and integrated solutions across audio, lighting, video and control applications.”
Amar will be based in Singapore at the HARMAN Professional Solutions Asia Pacific headquarters. Amar will lead the Asia Pacific team in serving the region’s customers with comprehensive integrated systems, including solutions for corporate, education, government, hospitality, large venues, tour sound and lighting, cinema, broadcast, retail and ecommerce.
Amar joined HARMAN in 2017 as Finance Director for Professional Solutions APAC. In 2019, he became the Director for Channel Management and Operations and in 2020 his responsibilities expanded to lead the Audio Solutions portfolio for Asia-Pacific. Amar started his finance career at Lucent Technologies and later held leadership positions across domains in Tyco Fire and Security India (now Johnson Controls), Ariston Thermo, Singapore
Amar holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Nagpur University, India and is a member of the Institute of Cost and Management Accountants of India. Amar also participated in an executive management program at Berkeley-Haas, University of California.