Naim  today announced that Dr. Trevor Wilson will become Managing Director from 1 July 2015. Paul Stephenson, current Managing Director, will then move to the role of Chairman of the company. NAIM_news_headshot

Trevor Wilson has been with Naim for eight years, most recently as R&D Director, where he has led the team of 40 plus engineers. Trevor has a wealth of experience in developing high end audio products. Previously he held senior engineering roles at Bentley and Jaguar.

Paul Stephenson commented: “Naim has been a huge part of my life for over 30 years. I am immensely proud of the international brand we have built and the truly innovative contributions we have made to the audio industry.

“We are busier now than at any point in our history, with extraordinary products in development for our ever growing customer base around the world.

“Every successful organisation must plan for the future and now is the right time for me to take a step back and hand over the running of the business to the next generation, while I focus on our product development strategy. I can’t think of a better person to entrust the baton to than Trevor.”

Trevor Wilson added: “I have loved the challenge of developing Naim’s industry-leading products and I am honoured to now be leading the Management team. We have a well- established, long-term strategy for growing the Naim brand. I look forward to working with our hugely talented team and our valued partners to deliver that.”

Christophe Sicaud, CEO of Vervent Audio Group, parent company of Naim, added: “Paul has been central to the phenomenal success of Naim over so many years. He has helped to shape Naim into the world leading brand we see today. I am delighted Naim has a worthy successor in Trevor, who brings a wealth of engineering expertise and experience to the role. Naim is an engineering led company and it is that focus, on developing the best possible products, that will ensure its continued success.”

“Trevor is also supported by an excellent leadership team spanning the central functions of Research & Development, Manufacturing, Marketing & Sales. Naim’s management team has never been stronger.”

“I thank Paul for his huge contribution and I am delighted he will continue to be a key member of the Naim family for years to come.”

 

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