PARIS, FRANCE – Chauvet has announced that Martin Fournier has joined the company as its European Sales Director. Fournier is an experienced lighting industry figure in Europe, having spent the last 22 years serving the professional lighting market in Europe. He comes to Chauvet from Harman International, where he most recently served as that company’s Sales Director for France and Benelux Professional Solutions. Fournier began his career in 1995 with Martin Professional.
“Martin is a very valuable addition to our team, and we are excited to welcome him,” said Albert Chauvet, CEO of Chauvet. “He shares our passion for excellence and has spent 100 percent of his career focused on lighting.”
Michael Brooksbank, Chauvet’s Managing Director of Europe, shared Chauvet’s enthusiasm. “Martin brings a diverse range of skills and experiences to the table. He has excelled in many facets of the lighting business, including: sales, distribution channel management and brand development. Most importantly, he is committed to providing excellent customer service.”
For his part, Fournier welcomes the opportunity to join a rapidly growing lighting-focused company. “There is a very good fit with Chauvet, as everyone here is dedicated to lighting just as I am,” he said. “As a lighting person, I can readily appreciate the thought and effort that Chauvet has put into developing its products. I look forward helping grow Chauvet’s business throughout Europe.”
Fournier will be based in Paris, France where he currently resides.