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Gary Henley to join ETC as new Rigging Sales Manager

Gary Henley to join ETC as new Rigging Sales Manager 3/29/2012

ETC (Electronic Theatre Controls, Inc.) is pleased to announce the hiring of Gary Henley to the new role of Rigging Sales Manager for the ETC Rigging™ brand of automated hoists and rigging-control systems. Henley will begin with the company effective April 10th, 2012.

Henley is a respected veteran of the entertainment-technology business with a long resume, including over two decades with Texas Scenic Company, most recently as Vice President of Marketing. He will be based in Birmingham, Alabama, where he has been the owner for the last three years of Southern Lighting Group, a stage equipment-based manufacturer’s rep agency.

ETC’s Director of Sales Mike Griffith says, “ETC could not have found a more qualified and experienced person to fill this job and to help take ETC Rigging sales to the next level. Gary has over 30 years of experience in the entertainment rigging and lighting worlds. For the last three years, he has been our ETC representative in Alabama and the Gulf Coast region and greatly increased our sales and overall success in that market. Additionally, he had been serving in an advisory and consulting capacity to help us in our efforts to grow the rigging business.” Bill Gallinghouse, ETC Vice President of Marketing and Business Development, and head of the ETC Rigging division, adds: “I’ve known Gary for twenty years, and he is one of the best salespeople in our industry. We are very excited to have him as part of the ETC Rigging team.”