Hollywood, FL (March 9, 2007)–The Stanton Group, the audio equipment company operating Stanton Magnetics, Cerwin Vega! and KRK Systems, has named Timothy Dorwart its new chief executive officer; and Mike Quandt, the president and chief operating officer.
A 30-year music industry veteran, Dorwart was promoted from senior vice president of marketing and sales where he was responsible for all strategic sales and marketing programs pertaining to The Stanton Group’s three companies. He began his career as a professional musician and followed that up with successful stints at Bose Corporation and DMX Music where he built up their sales, marketing and distribution divisions and pioneered innovative selling channels. Dorwart replaces Dave Froker, who previously served as Stanton Group CEO and has accepted an offer from a noncompetitive company.
Quandt was promoted from chief financial officer and senior vice president of operations. He has more than 20 years of financial and operational management experience having worked with companies such as AAR Landing Gear Services and Phelps Dodge Corporation.