The Lenbrook Group of Companies, based in Pickering, Ontario, Canada, has appointed Dean Miller as president and CEO of its U.S.-based subsidiary, Lenbrook America Corp. In this role, Miller will be responsible for all of Lenbrook’s U.S. activities including the market development for company-owned brands NAD Electronics and PSB Loudspeakers as well as the U.S.-based distribution activities of Tivoli Audio.
Dean Miller will focus on market development for Lenbrook-owned brands, NAD Electronics and PSB Loudspeakers.
Miller joins Lenbrook after 30-plus years in senior management roles for a number of consumer electronics brands, most recently as president of the specialty cable manufacturer, AudioQuest. Prior to that role, Miller was president of the U.S. subsidiaries of both Bang & Olufsen and Nakamichi. In the late 90s, he ventured outside the consumer electronics industry for two years, serving as president of the Americas subsidiary of Rolls- Royce & Bentley Motor Cars Inc.
Dean has served on the Board of the Consumer Electronics Association’s Audio Division and PARA (Professional Audio/Video Retailers Association).
“Lenbrook is thrilled to welcome someone of Dean Miller’s experience to our senior executive team,” commented Gordon A. Simmonds, president and CEO of Lenbrook Corp. “We have worked closely with Dean over many years as the Canadian distributor for Bang & Olufsen, Nakamichi, and most recently, AudioQuest. Dean understands the importance of building a long-term business based on win/win relationships. This approach is fundamental to Lenbrook’s strategy and our future success. He will have full responsibility to strengthen our organization as we seek dynamic growth for our current and future US based activities.”
“I am delighted to be joining the Lenbrook organization, a company and group of people that I’ve known for over 30 years and hold in the highest regard,” Miller said. “Lenbrook has remained true to its mission of providing value-added, performance-based products and is steadfast in supporting the specialty AV distribution network in the United States and around the world. In these challenging times for the specialty CE industry, I look forward to joining the Lenbrook team and working with them to further develop their business and further these successful relationships.”
Lenbrook America operates from its main office in Sharon, MA, just to the south of Boston.