Audio Video Electronics Inc. Acquired by Josh Lannan

Published: June 21, 2024
(L-R): Josh Lannan and Stefan Svard. Photo courtesy of Audio Video Electronics Inc. (AVE).

Audio Video Electronics Inc. (AVE) just announced its acquisition by longtime general manager Josh Lannan. According to the company, this development marks a new chapter for AVE. Indeed, the company says it reinforces its dedication to delivering exceptional design, integration and support services to its valued clientele. AVE is a widely recognized Midwest provider of audio, video and lighting design integration since 1992.

Stefan Svard founded AVE in 1992. Since that time, it has built a solid reputation as a trusted partner for houses of worship, government and education facilities, and commercial clients in the Twin Cities and throughout the upper Midwest. The company is known for its commitment to providing high-quality and innovative audio, video, lighting and control solutions across a broad range of applications.

Josh Lannan Brings Fresh Perspective to Audio Video Electronics, Inc.

Lannan, who acquired the company, is a veteran of more than a decade with the organization. He brings fresh insights and new leadership to AVE. Prior to his role as AVE’s general manager, he accrued more than 15 years’ experience in AV services for the hospitality industry. Now, as the owner of AVE, he brings a wealth of leadership experience and customer relationship expertise. His goal is to revitalize and expand upon AVE’s three-decade-long legacy.

“I am delighted to announce the purchase of Audio Video Electronics Inc. and my new role as managing director,” Lannan states. “Having been a part of this company for many years, I have witnessed firsthand the team’s dedication [to] and passion for delivering exceptional service to our clients.” He continues, “I am eager to lead the company into its next phase of growth, while upholding Stefan’s commitment to serving the house of worship market.”

Svard remarks, “As my organization has grown and expanded into LED wall manufacturing and distribution with Thor-AV, Josh has remained a steadfast advocate and leader of my original venture. Audio Video Electronics, Inc., could not be in better hands.”

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