People And Places
By Chelsea Cafiero · August 16, 2017 • Key executives John Banks and Dean Miller lead transition as Lenbrook creates leadership succession plan for future growth. Lenbrook owns audio brands Bluesound, NAD Electronics and PSB Speakers.
By CE Pro Editors · May 1, 2017 • Long-time veteran of the consumer-electronics and high-performance audio industry, Stephen DeFuria, loses battle with cancer.
By CE Pro Editors · November 16, 2016 • Former executive of Marantz, Harman, Linksys and Paradigm/Anthem "truly enjoyed his career, his friends and family."
By CE Pro Editors · July 20, 2016 • Previously VP and general manager of five brands at SnapAV, Jordan brings an extensive product development and engineering background to this new position at Core Brands.
By Robert Archer · January 19, 2016 • With more than 20 years of management experience, CEDIA has rewarded Ron Fleming by naming him vice president, business development.
By CE Pro Editors · December 15, 2015 • The latest in hirings and other notable movement within the custom electronics industry. Check back daily for updated news.
By Jason Knott · February 7, 2014 • Industry veteran Jeff Francisco has been promoted to president of audio manufacturer The DaVinci Group.
By Steve Crowe · January 28, 2014 • Former Barnes & Noble CEO William J. Lynch has been named CEO of Savant Systems, replacing Robert Madonna, founder and CEO since 2005. Madonna will continue to help steer Savant in his ongoing role as the chairman of the board.
By Steve Crowe · January 20, 2014 • Richard Pierro has been named co-CEO of Premier Mounts and will oversee day-to-day global operations. Pierro will work alongside Len Dozier, founder and CEO, on growing the company in new markets worldwide.
By Steve Crowe · December 18, 2013 • Rocco Melchione has been named president and CEO or Anthem, MartinLogan and Paradigm. He brings more than 20 years experience at the senior executive level in global manufacturing and sales to his new position.
By Steve Crowe · December 13, 2013 • Effective Jan. 1, 2014, Dave Bilas takes over a president and COO of Nationwide Marketing Group. Robert Weisner and Les Kirk will take over as co-CEOs and Jeff Knock will be named executive VP.
By CE Pro Editors · July 2, 2013 • Previously in charge of sales, Paul Grove has been named senior vice president of sales and marketing for Paradigm, MartinLogan and Anthem.
By Steve Crowe · March 21, 2013 • Kathy Gornik and Dawn Cloyd have joined Quadrant Solutions, a supplier of permanent magnets and magnetic assemblies, in the role of new business development.
By Steve Crowe · January 15, 2013 • CORE Brands has named Mitchell Witten, who has more than 20 years of industry experience, has been named brand manager for Niles and Sunfire. Witten comes to CORE Brands from Monster Products, Inc., where he served as senior product area manager since 2009.
By CE Pro Editors · January 3, 2013 • Blair Tripodi, formerly of Under Armour apparel company, will lead all facets of DEI Holdings' brand marketing, including Polk Audio, Definitive Technology and BOOM Movement.