LOUD Technologies Music Gear Group has announced the appointment of Jason Tan to the position of Mackie Product Specialist for the APAC Region. Based in Singapore, Tan joins LOUD after more than 20 years in the professional audio industry. For his new role, Tan brings Pro Audio experience, from both a distribution and an audio engineering/production perspective. In addition to a lengthy career in live sound and recording, Tan is the founder of Eastward audio where he oversaw productions for Universal Music, Sony BMG, EMI, Pony Canyon and other major labels, as well as film scores and corporate clients including Coca Cola, Lexus, Hitachi and Motorola. For more information, contact [email protected].