Following a ballot of the members of The Clarity Alliance (an alliance of the best of the audio and video industries in the UK), Laurence Armstrong, managing director of Henley Designs, has been elected as the next chairman of the Alliance.
Laurence_Armstrong_Clarity

In order for the Alliance to be successful in its objective of raising the profile of the UK hi-fi and home cinema sector, it is essential that members of the industry come together and work on a common plan for growth. Laurence was extremely enthusiastic about this necessity when the plans for consumer facing campaigns were presented to him and pledged to offer Henley Designs’ help in whatever way it can assist.

Laurence succeeds Alan Sircom, as chairman of the Alliance. Alan took on the role during the formation and initial launch stages of Clarity, driving the creation of its constitution, planning its training and qualifications and overseeing the development of the first consumer facing campaigns. Alan will continue to serve on the board of directors in an ex-officio capacity during Laurence’s chairmanship.

Commenting on his new role, Laurence says, “I’m delighted to of been voted as the new head of the Clarity board. Having been involved in the hi-fi industry for many years, I’m proud to be a part of something that is designed to keep us all together, moving forward to a better, more successful future.  I believe an industry body that represents all sectors of our community and promotes a symbiotic relationship between all parties is the key to a stable future.”

Sponsorship button

Read More Posts Like This

  • Fanthorpes Hifi Joins Clarity Alliance

    The Clarity Alliance announces that hi-fi electronics retailer, Fanthorpes Hifi, has joined  its growing number of UK members, expanding the number of retailers supporting the work of the Alliance. Fanthorpes in Hull has been trading in Hepworth's Arcade since 1946 and took the decision to join Clarity Alliance after meeting members of the Alliance at the National Audio Show in…

  • BADA replaced by Clarity Alliance

    The Clarity Alliance has launched as the new trade association for the UK’s hi-fi and home cinema industry, with the primary purpose of promoting the benefits of quality home entertainment to new consumers. The launch of Clarity came about as a result of the Project Grass initiative, which was set up by retail association, BADA, in the wake of discussions…

  • Audio Technica Joins Clarity Alliance

    The Clarity Alliance, the UK hi-fi industry’s trade bodyof which Hifi Pig is a member, is pleased to welcome Audio-Technica, manufacturer of headphones, turntables and cartridges, to its membership. The membership of Audio-Technica brings further international reach to the manufacturing sector of the industry’s association. And in keeping with the Alliance’s open membership policy, where any business or individual interested…

You must be logged in to leave a reply.