Industry Veteran Grif Palmer to Join Martin Professional, Inc.

Grif brings to Martin a wealth of knowledge and industry experience, having worked as VP of Sales for High End Systems, Regional Sales Manager for Barco and most recently as VP of Sales for LED Source. His roots in the industry stretch back to 1985 when he founded Core Systems, and he has amassed an abundance of key contacts since.


Brian Friborg, President of Martin US, commented on the hiring. “Grif’s hiring is a real coup for us. His deep roots and distinguished experience in the industry will be invaluable in developing new contacts and strengthening existing relationships with rental customers and LD’s across the country.”

Grif, who will be working out of Martin US’s Florida headquarters in Sunrise, will also oversee the day-to-day sales management of Martin’s rental sales force.


"I am very excited to be joining the Martin team for this new chapter partnered with Harman,” Grif commented. “Our lighting and video technology is still leading the way and it will be especially gratifying to get to work with many of the most creative people in the industry - many of whom I call friends." 


About Martin by HARMAN

As a world leader in the creation of dynamic lighting solutions for the entertainment, architectural, and commercial sectors, Martin lighting and video systems are renowned the world over. Martin also offers a range of advanced lighting controllers and media servers, as well as a complete line of smoke machines as a complement to intelligent lighting.Martin operates the industry’s most complete and capable distributor networkwith local partners in nearly 100 countries. Founded in 1987 and based in Aarhus, Denmark, Martin is the lighting division ofglobal infotainment and audio company HARMAN International Industries.For more information please visit:


HARMAN ( designs, manufactures and markets a wide range of audio and infotainment solutions for the automotive, consumer and professional markets — supported by 15 leading brands, including AKG®, Harman Kardon®, Infinity®, JBL®, Lexicon® and Mark Levinson®. The Company is admired by audiophiles across multiple generations and supports leading professional entertainers and the venues where they perform. More than 25 million automobiles on the road today are equipped with HARMAN audio and infotainment systems. HARMAN’s highly competent workforce is employed across the Americas, Europe and Asia. 



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