Sohan Karunaratne is the new head of marketing at Convoy International. Karunaratne has been with Convoy as its channel sales manager since May 2011, when he joined after five years in the Harvey Norman business.

Karunaratne describes is core competencies as “planning, vendor negotiation, pricing, managing financial goals and maintaining and developing strong commercial relationships.”

After joining the industry in 2008 as a Harvey Norman store manager in Newcastle, Karunaratne moved into a business development and buying role Harvey Norman’s Homebush head office.

Meanwhile, Convoy has recruited Michael Sherman to work in its sales and marketing department. Sherman has previously worked at Audio Products Group, Avalon Pacific Marketing and International Dynamics Australasia.

Convoy International current distributes a range of famous audio brands including Sol Republic, Monster, Harman Kardon, JBL and Bowers & Wilkins.