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PreSonus Announces the Passing of JAM Industries Co-Chair Eddy Shenker

June 14, 2012

Eddy Shenker

PreSonus regrets to announce that Eddy Shenker, the Co-Chairman of JAM Industries (which includes PreSonus’ Canadian distributor, Erikson Audio) passed away on Monday, June 11, 2012, after a short battle with cancer.

"Eddy Shenker was truly one of the icons of our industry and a huge supporter of PreSonus from the early days," noted PreSonus CEO Jim Mack. “This is a tremendous loss for PreSonus and for the industry. All of us at PreSonus send our condolences to his family and friends.”

Mr. Shenker recently was awarded an Excellence Award for Service to the Industry by the Music Industries Association of Canada (MIAC). He was interviewed for NAMM’s Oral History project in August 2007; a video is available at: http://www.namm.org/library/oral-history/eddie-shenker.

The Montreal Gazette has posted an obituary at: 
http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/montrealgazette/obituary.aspx?n=eddy-shenker&pid=158007583

An additional obituary is available at:
http://www.paperman.com/en/funerals/2012-6-13-Eddy-Shenker-2