Kramer Electronics announced the appointment of Steve Biegacki as new CEO for its US sales office, effective May 1st. Biegacki, a seasoned global AV industry sales and marketing executive with a strong technology background, replaces Dave Bright, who announced his retirement in August of last year. Mr. Bright will stay on as acting Chairman of the Board until his actual retirement at the end of 2016.
“I am thrilled to be joining Kramer at this exciting and pivotal moment in both the industry and the company,” said Steve Biegacki. “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,” he added.
Before joining Kramer, Biegacki served as Senior Vice President of Global Sales and Marketing at Belden, one of the leading global companies in end-to-end signal transmission solutions for mission-critical network infrastructure in industrial, enterprise and broadcast markets.
During his eight-year tenure with the company, Biegacki contributed significantly to improving sales and marketing processes. His achievements included leading the creation of the Belden Market Delivery System and driving profitable revenue growth.
Steve Biegacki holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering Technology from ETI Technical College in Cleveland, Ohio. Biegacki began his career at Rockwell Automation (formerly Allen-Bradley) in 1978. Throughout his nearly 30 years at Rockwell, he held various positions in sales and marketing management. As Vice President of Marketing, Biegacki led the globalization of Rockwell Automation’s marketing function, provided leadership in defining targeted customer segments and worked to align the product portfolio with customer needs.
“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 Vice President of Sales at Kramer.
Since 1981, Kramer Electronics has been a leading player and pioneer in the Pro AV industry. With 26 global offices across six continents and support and distribution in over 100 countries, Kramer offers an extensive and innovative Pro AV solutions portfolio for Corporate, Education, Houses of Worship, Government, Live Events, Healthcare, and more. Kramer’s award winning analog and IP-driven solutions for collaboration, streaming, and control are at the forefront of an ever-evolving Pro AV industry.
Company: Kramer Electronics
Job: President USA
Cand: Biegacki, Steve