Stamer Group reveals new management team
The Stamer Group, owner of HK Audio and Hughes & Kettner brands, has revealed its new management team after the departure of co-founder Hans Stamer in the wake of 40 years as managing director and CEO.
The new management team is made up of company executives, including Lother Stamer (brother of Hans Stamer and co-founder of the Stamer Group) remaining as managing director the company.
Thomas Bittel has been appointed as the second managing director and new CEO of the Stamer Group, after heading the ‘finance & controlling’ division. Bittel now joins the management team as the chief financial officer.
Holger Kartes, chief technical officer, is now responsible for the manufacturing and development divisions, with the sales and marketing divisions led by Christian Jordan, chief sales officer.
Thomas Bittel, CEO, Stamer Group, commented: “We are very grateful to Hans Stamer for his accomplishments and his commitment to the Stamer Group. In over 40 years, together with his brother Lothar Stamer, he has transformed the family business from the small workshop where the first speakers were produced into a globally renowned company manufacturing high-quality sound systems (under the name HK Audio) and guitar amplifiers (under the name Hughes & Kettner).
"He leaves behind a team of competent and highly motivated people who will lead his life’s work further into the future. We are therefore delighted to be continuing the successful development of the Stamer Group together with our customers and partners”.