Sabian’s Mark Love becomes director of R&D
Sabian has announced that master product specialist Mark Love has been promoted to the newly created position of Director of Research & Product Development. In his new role, he will take on overall responsibility for the development and creation of new instruments, development of enhanced manufacturing techniques and ensuring that the highest possible levels of product quality are maintained.
Sabian says that a 35-year veteran of the Sabian team, Love has been instrumental in developing: ‘…some of the most innovative and ground-breaking cymbals in the world. Working side-by-side with artists like Jojo Mayer, Terry Bozzio, Dave Weckl, Jack DeJohnette, Neil Peart and many, many others, Mark has put his stamp on cymbal history with instruments like the Omni, Evolution, Radia Cup Chimes, Paragon and so many more.’
Sabian Vault veteran Dave Williams will take over Love’s day-to-day role as Vault Operations Lead. Williams will be responsible for leadership of Vault staff, Vault inventory management, production scheduling, quality testing and sales order fulfilment. ‘Williams has worked closely with Love for 25 years, and his knowledge of sounds and cymbal making is extensive,’ the company says.
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