Universal Audio Inc., a leading manufacturer of professional audio recording hardware and software, has appointed Jed Allen to the newly created position of Director of International Sales. With 20 years of professional audio sales management and recording experience, Jed is a motivated leader who embodies a unique combination of business acumen and passion for music technology. Most recently, Allen served as European Sales Director for Digidesign, where he managed and led direct sales managers and their local offices and reports. "We're thrilled to have Jed onboard as our Director of International Sales," commented Greg Westall, Vice President of Sales & Marketing for Universal Audio. "Jed's reputation for technical knowledge and keen sense of sales operations make him the ideal fit for this new position. He will undoubtedly foster UA's growth internationally, enhancing relationships throughout Europe and Asia in the months and years to come." "Universal Audio is a company widely known and well-respected around the world, and their continued growth is inspiring," said Allen. "The UA catalog of award-winning products, designed by some of the most talented and creative minds in our industry, is impressive, to say the least. I'm very proud to be a part of the UA team." In addition to working in pro audio sales, Jed spends his free time on music production, cycling, and traveling to other countries and skiing.