Sabian Appoints Mark Love As Director Of R&D

Sabian announces that it has promoted Master Product Specialist Mark Love (pictured) to the newly created position of Director of Research & Product Development. In his new role, Love 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.

A 35-year veteran of the Sabian team, Love has been instrumental in developing some innovative and groundbreaking cymbals. Working side-by-side with artists like Jojo Mayer, Terry Bozzio, Dave Weckl, Jack DeJohnette, Neil Peart, and others, Love has developed instruments such as the Omni, Evolution, Radia Cup Chimes, Paragon, and 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 fulfillment. Williams has worked closely with Love for 25 years, and his knowledge of sounds and cymbal making is extensive.

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