Thiel Audio’s New CEO, Elyse McKenna, Talks to Strata-Gee

New CEO Outlines a New Future for the 40-Year Old Brand You practically need a scorecard to keep track of the revolving group of Chief Executive Officers (CEOs) that have come and gone from Nashville-based Thiel Audio. The specialty speaker … Continue reading

B&H Photo Pays $3.2M to Settle Federal Charges

BREAKING NEWS Just over a year ago, we told you about the Federal government bringing charges against popular retailer B&H Foto & Electronics Corp., better known as B&H Photo Video, alleging discrimination, bias, and harassment of workers at its Brooklyn … Continue reading

Huge Management Transition at Lenbrook; End of an Era

Lenbrook International announced this week a major transition in their management team in what it said was a carefully thought-out “succession plan.” Lenbrook, parent company to the Bluesound, NAD, and PSB brands, will restructure their senior management team in the … Continue reading

Dana Innovations Appoints 2 Regional Sales Managers; Both Ex-B&W

BREAKING NEWS Dana Innovations announced this morning that it has appointed two new regional sales managers – Marc Schnoll and Dan Dusek. Both Schnoll and Dusek come to Dana Innovations from Bowers & Wilkins. See more on these new Dana … Continue reading

Sales Schism – Multiple B&W Regional Managers Resign

BREAKING NEWS Multiple sources have confirmed to us that several B&W regional managers have resigned from their positions with the company this week. In a move that one source indicated has been coming since the moment the company terminated President … Continue reading

Bad Heir Day – Prosecuters Demand 12-Years of Hard Time for Billionaire Samsung Heir

South Korea is buzzing at the news that prosecutors have demanded no less than a 12-year prison term for Samsung’s billionaire heir, Jay Y. Lee. Lee is accused of attempting to solidify his total control of the massive company through … Continue reading

Jeannette Howe Joins Transformative Engineering as VP of Sales

BREAKING NEWS Specialty design and engineering firm Transformative Engineering has appointed Jeannette Howe to the newly created role of Vice President of Sales. The company notes that Howe’s background, including stints at “National Buying Groups, Trade Associations, and major retailers,” … Continue reading

Ted Green Talks Amazon, Microsoft Thermostats, & URC on ResiWeek

Strata-gee’s founder and editor Ted Green was a guest panelist on this week’s episode of AVNation’s ResiWeek podcast. ResiWeek is specifically targeted at the residential audio visual integration industry and weekly convenes a panel to discuss the top stories of … Continue reading