Branko Glisovic’s career began in 1967 when he started his apprenticeship as a technical business manager. After various positions in retailing before becoming the co-owner of a hifi studio in Cologne, he switched to the audio industry, becoming sales manager of the “Pirol Audio Systeme” company (Rogers, Arcam, Chartwell, Sonus Faber, Systemdek, Richard Allen).
It was in this position that he became one of the founding members of the High End Interessengemeinschaft für hochwertige Musikwiedergabe e.V. in 1982 – today known as the High End Society.
He was involved in the organisation of the High End at the Hotel Kempinski near Frankfurt / Main and he became managing director of the High End Society in 1991. The High End Society GmbH was founded in 1996 and Mr. Glisovic (pictured above with some of his team) has been the sole managing director from that point until today. In his years as managing director, Branko Glisovic has been able to achieve much, together with his proven and experienced team in Wuppertal. Under his leadership, the High End has become one of the world’s most successful trade fair for the audio and Hifi It has also organised numerous other events and exhibitions as well as founding a national trade fair in Switzerland.
By the end of 2016 these events will number:
8 HIGH END SWISS trade fairs
50 WORLD OF HIFI events in Germany and Switzerland
13 HIGH END ON TOUR roadshows
During this time, he also produced numerous albums in a wide range of musical styles on the High Endition label. In addition to this, he has promoted concerts and written essays and publications and initiated a youth project at the Junior University in Wuppertal in which the students created their own loudspeakers.
From 1 January 2017, Mr. Stefan Dreischärf will be taking on the duties of the managing director of the High End Society Service GmbH.