Germany (February 3, 2020)—Earlier today, PSNEurope broke the news that Neumann has appointed Ralf Oehl as its new CEO.
Oehl arrives at Neumann after leaving his own company Concinno, which focused on strategic and advisory services to high-end manufacturers, bringing with him a background in areas such as disruptive industrial technologies, innovative new business models and innovation-driving organizations. He has been a contributor to multiple institutions, including Fraunhofer Ventures and the World Economic Forum.
In his new role, he will be tasked with building the business and brand, and further developing the strategic direction of the company. He will report to Peter Claussen, COO of the Sennheiser Group.
“It is a great honor to be joining Neumann.Berlin,” said Oehl. “Taking the helm of a company with such tremendous history, impact and reputation in the professional audio world is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. While carefully preserving its highly appreciated values and unmatched commitment to quality, we will be striving hard to further expand our portfolio and make our offerings available to even more audio professionals all around the world. I am looking forward to working with the team at Neumann as we take this iconic company to new heights.”
“I am delighted to welcome Ralf Oehl to our company,” commented Claussen. “Thanks to his achievements and breadth and depth of experience, Ralf is the ideal choice to take this exceptional brand forward, while cherishing the legacy of excellence that makes Neumann so unique. In particular, his expertise in capturing new markets will be key in taking Neumann into new areas of opportunity.”
This story originally appeared on Pro Sound News sister site PSN Europe.