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People & Places: Kramer Appoints Steve Biegacki as New CEO

CI takes a look at the latest news in the industry: Kramer appoints a new CEO, Hitachi hires a new sales manager, Shure hires a new VP of operations and more.

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May was a month of many hirings in the industry for companies such as Kramer, Hitachi and Shure.

As of May 1, Kramer appointed Steve Biegacki, former senior VP of global sales and marketing at Belden, as its new CEO.  Biegacki replaces Dave Bright, who announced his retirement in August of last year. 

In a press release, Kramer says that during Biegacki’s eight years at Belden, he contributed to improving sales and marketing processes and led the creation of the Belden Market Delivery System which drove profitable revenue growth.

“I am thrilled to be joining Kramer at this exciting and pivotal moment in both the industry and the company,” says Biegacki in the press release. “The game is changing once again and Kramer is right on the edge both technologically and in its vision for the future leveraging the IT convergence of Pro AV.”

“I am delighted to welcome Steve to Kramer US. He is a process- and results-oriented executive with a great depth of experience in meeting the needs of customers and partners and the leadership to drive breakthrough growth,” says Ari Gorlin, worldwide VP of sales at Kramer.

Check out this slideshow for more news on the most recent acquisitions, hirings, promotions and partnership news in the industry.

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