HARMAN Professional Solutions today announced that it has elevated Amar G Subash as Vice President and General Manager, Asia Pacific, effective immediately. Amar will report to Jaime Albors, Senior Vice President, Global Sales, HARMAN Professional Solutions.
In his new role, Amar will be tasked with leveraging the strength of HARMAN’s iconic brands including JBL Professional, AKG, AMX, Martin lighting, Crown, Soundcraft, BSS and dbx, to drive growth throughout the region. By leading teams across HARMAN Professional offices in Singapore, Japan, Korea and Australia, Amar will bring the organization closer to channel partners and end customers, and chart a course for further expansion in Asia Pacific territories.
“Amar has an excellent track record of working closely with our valued channel partners, system integrators and end customers, accelerating growth and improving customer engagement,” said Jaime Albors, Senior Vice President, Global Sales, HARMAN Professional Solutions. “At a time when our industry is evolving rapidly, we need a proven leader who can strengthen our industry-leading brands, deliver the holistic, integrated solutions that customers require. With a deep knowledge and experience in the Asia Pacific region, Amar is the perfect executive to help us accelerate our business and capitalize on the exciting business opportunities,”
“It is an absolute honour to lead HARMAN Professional Solutions APAC team as we explore newer growth opportunities in the Asia Pacific region,” said Amar Subash, Vice President and General Manager, HARMAN Professional Solutions APAC. “With industry leading portfolio of iconic brands, we have the unique ability to provide our customers both standalone and integrated solutions across audio, lighting, video and control applications. I look forward to working closely with our channel partners, customers and other stake holders to elevate their experiences”
Amar will be based in Singapore at the HARMAN Professional Solutions Asia Pacific headquarters. The location provides access to a global talent pool and close proximity to many of HARMAN’s channel partners and high-profile end customers. Amar will lead the Asia Pacific team in serving the region’s customers with comprehensive integrated systems, including solutions for corporate, education, government, hospitality, large venues, tour sound and lighting, cinema, broadcast, retail and ecommerce.
Amar joined HARMAN in 2017 as Finance Director for Professional Solutions APAC. In 2019, he became the Director for Channel Management and Operations and in 2020 his responsibilities expanded to lead the Audio Solutions portfolio for Asia-Pacific. Amar started his finance career at Lucent Technologies and later held leadership positions across domains in Tyco Fire and Security India (now Johnson Controls), Ariston Thermo, Singapore.
Amar holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Nagpur University, India and is a member of the Institute of Cost and Management Accountants of India. Amar also participated in an executive management program at Berkeley-Haas, University of California.