Incorporated in 1982, The Singing Machine Company develops and distributes a full line of consumer-oriented karaoke machines and music under The Singing Machine(TM), SMDigital(TM), SoundX(TM), and Sound X Kids(TM) and other brand names. The first to provide karaoke systems for home entertainment in the United States, The Singing Machine sells its products in North America, Europe and Australia. The Singing Machine is also the first to offer digital music downloads for play on home karaoke machines.
Company History: The Karoke System Leader
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Anton "Tony" Handal
Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
Mr. Handal became the CEO of the Singing Machine on June 21, 2007. Mr. Handal is also the founder and principal of Handal & Associates. He has over 25 years experience in solving client problems and finding creative solutions to difficult problems. He is an experienced lawyer who provides personal service to every client.
Mr. Handal has extensive practical business experience. He has negotiated, documented and closed a myriad of business transactions and has successfully managed several mergers, acquisitions and reverse mergers. Mr. Handal, together with a close group of financial and accounting affiliates, has structured corporate finance transactions, managed due diligence assignments and negotiated purchase and sale agreements. He has also overseen corporate due diligence, licensed Intellectual Property and negotiated vendor/supply agreements. Not only is Mr. Handal a quality attorney, he is also known for his creative approach to "Problem-solving". He has brought these qualities to bear in advising his clients on asset purchases, mergers and acquisitions, contract negotiations and risk management. Mr. Handal has negotiated and acted as lead counsel in business transactions exceeding $130,000,000 in value.
Bernardo Melo has been with the Company since February 2003 and has served as the Vice President of Global Sales and Marketing ("VP of Sales") since 2008. During his tenure at the Singing Machine, Mr. Melo has overseen the sales and operations of the music division as well as managed the customer service department. Before taking over the responsibility of VP of Sales, Mr. Melo held dual roles with the Company managing the operations, licensing and sales of the music division while concentrating on hardware sales for the Latin America and Canada market as well as key U.S. accounts such as Toys R'Us. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Melo held a consulting role for Rewards Network formerly Idine. Mr. Melo's assignment during his tenure was improving their operational procedures while increasing efficiencies and lowering operating cost. Mr. Melo also worked at Coverall North America as Director of Sales managing a start up initiative for the company covering 15 regional office and 40 sales reps across North America focusing on franchise sales. Overall Mr. Melo has over 10 years of sales, marketing and management experience.
Lionel Marquis joined the Company in June 2008 as Controller and Principal Accounting Officer. For the past 15 years Mr. Marquis has served as Controller and or Chief Financial Officer for several manufacturing and distribution companies in the South Florida area . Some of these companies include Computer Products, Inc (Artesyn Technologies Inc), U S Plastic Lumber Corporation, Casi-Rusco, (division of Interlogix Inc.), DHF Industries, Inc and Ingear Fashions, Inc. Mr. Marquis graduated from Bryant College with a Bachelors Degree in Business Administration with a major in accounting. Mr. Marquis is a Certified Public Accountant in the state of Florida.
Gary Atkinson joined the Company in January 2008. Mr. Atkinson is a licensed attorney in the State of Florida and Georgia and serves as General Counsel and Corporate Secretary. He graduated from the University of Rochester with a Bachelors Degree in Economics and has been awarded a dual-degree J.D./M.B.A. from Case Western Reserve University School of Law and Weatherhead School of Management.
Board of Directors
Per Yahoo & 10Q:
Authorized Shares (AS) = 100,000,000
Outstanding Shares (OS) = 37,449,432
Restricted Shares = 25,859,432
Float = 11,590,000
SMDM SEC Filings
SMDM Contact Info:
The Singing Machine Company Inc.
6601 Lyons Road, Building A-7
Coconut Creek, FL 33073, USA