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JHS Appoint Carla Gracia Calvo As Business Development Manager

JHS is delighted to announce the appointment of Carla Gracia Calvo as Business Development Manager responsible for international export territories and distributor business.

From the 1st February 2024, Carla Gracia Calvo, will join JHS as Business Development Manager responsible for international export territories and distributor business.

Spanish born Carla has a wealth of experience within international sales, management and marketing. Whilst also a fine guitarist and a qualified yoga instructor, Carla’s bilingualism strengthens her cognitive abilities to offer seamless communications in her new role, which will involve extensive travel visiting overseas customers in over 120 countries worldwide, focusing on JHS’s propriety brands including Fret King, Vintage, Encore, Rapier, Odyssey, PP, Kinsman and KAM Audio.

Managing Director Paul Smith commented, “We are extremely fortunate to have found a multi-lingual experienced professional, who is passionate about music and skilled in international sales.”

“I’m proud to start working with JHS, representing some of the best brands in the business on the world stage,” says Carla.

“This exciting new chapter will grant me the opportunity to combine two of my greatest passions, travelling the world and connecting with people through music. Hailing from Spain, growing up fascinated by the UK’s rich musical history, (I was obsessed with the Beatles as a young teenager!), I could only dream of working in the music industry.

Through my love of music I’ve built many fantastic relationships, moving forward I look forward to creating new and lasting connections, putting incredible instruments into the hands of players all over the world!”

Carla Gracia Calvo:

Mobile: +44 (0) 0755 232 2061


About JHS.

Based in Garforth, Leeds, Yorkshire, UK and with over 4,000 products across 65 brands, JHS are one of the largest independent trade distributors of musical instruments and accessories, instrument amplification, live sound, DJ and lighting equipment. With outstanding technical backup services and expert sales teams, JHS has been supporting dealers around the world to help grow their businesses since 1965.

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