Management Changes Signal New Direction for Innovative Speaker Company
Carson City, NV September 13, 2006 - BG Corp., a leading innovator in high performance loudspeakers, announced important management changes for the highly regarded brand. Warren Kocmond, who has served as the company's CEO since its inception in 1994, announced his retirement and named Paul G. Kahn as his replacement, effective immediately.
Mr. Kahn brings a wealth of successful business experience in his noted career. During his career he has been the recipient of numerous marketing and business awards including Marketing Executive of the Year from the American Marketing Association (AMA); and received several "Effies" for marketing and advertising.
In addition, Mr. Kahn received the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award from the President of the United States, the highest business award in the U.S. He has also been featured in Fortune, Forbes and Business Week magazines. Mr. Kahn has served BG Corp as an executive consultant since December, 2005.
Mr. Kocmond will remain Chairman of BG's Board of Directors as well as a strategic consultant to the company. Ed Jaeger remains President and CFO and will continue to oversee the company's day to day operations.
"I am delighted to be assuming the role of CEO at BG. Our company has award -winning products and compelling, patented technologies that offer real benefits to
users of high -quality audio products. I am intent on building this brand to represent both product excellence and superior service to our customers." commented Mr. Kahn. "I would also like to acknowledge the excellent stewardship of Warren Kocmond and Ed Jaeger in growing BG while maintaining profitability over the past six years."
On the appointment of Paul Kahn, Mr. Kocmond commented, "We are indeed fortunate to have someone of Paul's caliber now leading BG. Our company has enjoyed a number of notable successes in recent years and it is certainly an exciting time for the brand. Paul has all the necessary business skills and vision to take BG to much higher levels and I am confident he will do so."
Mr. Kahn will be on hand with BG as they exhibit at CEDIA Expo September 14 -17 in Booth # 177 in the main hall of the Denver Convention Center. The company will be unveiling new PDi and RT Series custom loudspeakers as well displaying the company's entire award -winning line of planar -ribbon based loudspeakers. BG personnel will be available throughout the show conducting exciting demonstrations and answering questions.
About BG Corp
BG Corporation is an innovative designer and manufacturer of high performance loudspeakers for the audio, home theater, custom and commercial installation markets. BG utilizes its patented planar ribbon technology to produce the finest quality loudspeakers for a wide array of residential and professional applications.
Founded in June 1994, the company is based in Carson City, Nevada and markets its award -winning products throughout the world under the BG, Radia and Radia Pro brand names as well as on an OEM basis. Additional information on BG Corp., as well as its technologies and products, can be found at http://www.bgcorp.com
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