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Michael Clapham joins Source Distribution as Area Sales Manager for the Midlands

Laura  Barnes
Michael Clapham joins Source Distribution as Area Sales Manager for the Midlands

Source Distribution has announced that Michael Clapham has been recruited to support and grow the firm’s key accounts in the Midlands.

Clapham brings to Source over 25 years experience in the music industry that includes successful tenures as a senior regional manager at Yamaha Music Europe (UK), and as a sales manager for Marshall Amplification.

In a newly created position, Clapham will assume responsibility for supporting and growing Source’s key accounts in the Midlands region, building on his excellent long-term working relationships with dealers in the area.

Clapham combines decades of management and retail experience with a lifelong passion for music and music technology. An accomplished guitarist and singer, he also co-owned and managed a busy commercial recording studio in Birmingham for many years, and maintains a broad and ever-expanding vinyl collection.
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Darren Power, Source’s director of sales and marketing, commented: “We are incredibly pleased to have Michael joining us at Source, and are confident in the senior level skill set Michael brings with him. Importantly, we are giving a clear indication to the marketplace of our continued investment in resources and support to our dealer network.”

Of his appointment, Clapham said: “It’s very exciting to have the opportunity to work at Source and the many market-leading brands within its portfolio. Having worked with Darren previously at Yamaha, I’m looking forward to us working together once again.”

Clapham starts his role in the coming weeks. He can be contacted at

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