|In a surprise move Tom Misner, President and founder of the multi-national SAE Group announced the acquisition of the leading console manufacturer AMS Neve. Tom has maintained a strong industry association and has been a user of Neve consoles for the past 30 years.
AMS Neve Ltd Managing Director Mark Crabtree said, "We are very happy to now be part of such a strong global organization. With the full support of the SAE Group it will enable us to increase our market share and above all accelerate the introduction of our new product range." SAE Institute will now be providing through its network in over 45 colleges in 20 countries AMS Neve broadcast/music/film and post seminars for past and new clients.
Romy Hawatt, SAE's Strategic Business Development advisor said, "The coming together of AMS Neve & SAE is a unique strategic alliance of two leading audio industry organisations. One in audio technology & manufacturing and the other in audio education & training. Both the AMS Neve and SAE brands have a very strong global synergy."
Tom Misner adds "the feedback we have attained over the years from our large international student network has provided us with valuable information and insight that is now being applied by AMS Neve in the development of the soon to be released range of new products."