Trossingen, Germany (PRWEB) April 23, 2012
The Supervisory Board of Matth. Hohner AG has appointed Mr. Clayman Bruce Edwards as a member of the Management Board. He follows Mr. Manfred Stöhr, who has left the company. Mr. Edwards will mutually conduct business with the long-standing member of the Management Board Mr. Stefan Althoff and will also serve as Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Hohner SA in Semur, France.
For the past 6 years, Mr. Edwards has been President of Hohner Inc., the company’s US subsidiary located in Glen Allen, Virginia, as well as member of the board of directors of Shanghai Lansheng Hohner Musical Instruments Co. Ltd. a manufacturing operation located in Shanghai, China.
A native of Newport News, Virginia, Mr. Edwards earned a BS in Finance and an MS in Accounting from the University of Virginia and has an MBA from the College of William & Mary. He is 47 years old.
About Matth. Hohner AG
Enjoy Music – Play Hohner. Since 1857 pleasure and fascination for music are the focus of one of the worldwide leading manufacturers of musical instruments. Today, the Hohner Group employs about 350 employees in the German production and development plants of Hohner Musikinstrumente GmbH & Co. KG in Trossingen and SONOR GmbH & Co. KG in Bad Berleburg as well as in the distribution companies in the USA, France and Switzerland. In more than 97 countries the Group distributes the product segments harmonicas, accordions, recorders, melodicas and guitars under the HOHNER brand, ukuleles under the brands LANIKAI and KOHALA, and drums, percussion instruments, Concert & Marching drums and Orff instruments under the SONOR brand. With their core range the Hohner brands are world leaders.