North Reading, MA–The B&W Group has announced that long-time industry executive, Peter Wellikoff will retire as president after twelve years with the company on December 31, 2007.
During his tenure, Wellikoff has been responsible for the successful organizational growth and development of the Bowers & Wilkins, Classe Audio, and Rotel brands in North America.
Upon making the announcement public, Wellikoff said, I will miss the B&W Group a great deal, but its time for me to move on to the next phase of my career. While placing a greater focus on my family and community is a priority, I plan to stay involved in consumer electronics serving as a PARA board member and continue my volunteer work for the CEA while exploring additional industry related opportunities.
“I want to thank Peter for his significant contributions over the past 12 years and his participation in building the B&W Group brands,” added Joe Atkins, chairman and CEO. “His commitment to our company, our brands, and the industry has been invaluable. Peter has done an outstanding job helping to develop a world-class organization and leaves behind a track record to be proud of.”
Wellikoff can be contacted at email@example.com or 978.985.7134.