PSAV Names Bill Brown to Lead Canada

February 1, 2019
News Release

FMAV CEO Named as Division Vice President For PSAV in Canada

(SCHILLER PARK, IL) – February 1, 2019

PSAV, a global leader in event experiences, announced today that Bill Brown, has been named to lead both the FMAV and PSAV divisions in Canada. In his expanded role, Brown will focus on aligning the respective services of both organizations while continuing to improve on how the company serves customers nationally.

“Bill has vast experience leading customer-focused businesses in the events and technology industries,” said Mike Stengel, Senior Vice-President, PSAV.  “His approach to building the FMAV business to where it is today has been admirable and aligns very well with our purpose, mission and customer-centric culture at PSAV.  We look forward to continuing to build on that momentum across both brands in Canada.”

Since joining as CEO of FMAV in 2014, Brown led the growth of the company to become the largest Canadian-owned audiovisual company prior to acquisition by PSAV in 2018. His experience includes serving as Chief Operating Officer at Maritz Canada and various leadership roles at Xerox.  In addition to his new role as Division Vice President, PSAV, Brown will continue to serve as President and CEO of FMAV.

“I am thrilled have the opportunity to lead two such talented teams,” commented Brown.  “Our depth of experience in event production combined with PSAV’s breadth of service in venues across the country is impressive. I look forward to building on our respective success to create new opportunities for our customers, our employees and our venue partners.”

About PSAV

PSAV is a global leader in event experiences, providing creative, production, advanced technology and staging services to help meeting professionals deliver more dynamic and impactful experiences at their meetings, trade shows and events. The team consists of more than 9,000 professionals across 1,500 on-site venue locations and 49 branch offices within the United States, Canada, Mexico, Europe, the Caribbean, and the Middle East. It is the trusted partner and exclusive on-site provider of choice at leading venues worldwide. PSAV was recently named to the Forbes 2018 America’s Best Employer list. The company is headquartered in Schiller Park, Ill.

About FMAV

FMAV is the audiovisual and event technology company for people who plan meetings and live events. FMAV has more than 250 staff across seven offices from coast to coast, including Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton, Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal and Halifax. For more information, visit

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