Los Angeles, CA (October 1, 2012)—Chris Bristol, previously president and CEO of Roland Corp. U.S., has been named Chairman of Roland Corp. U.S., effective October 1. Kim Nunney, former COO of the company, will take over the responsibilities of president and CEO.
Bristol will also continue in his role as a member of the Board of Directors. He has been with Roland U.S. since 1978. His first two years with Roland were spent in the field as a district sales manager in the Pacific Northwest; he served the next 13 years as the Southern California DSM. The majority of Bristol’s past 20 years was spent as the vice president of sales.
Nunney has been with the Roland group for over 30 years and held several management positions, including president of Roland Canada.
“I am excited about the future of Roland Corp. U.S. with Kim Nunney at its helm. We’ve worked together for more than 25 years and have collaborated on many great projects. It has been an honor working with someone with such a deep understanding of our industry,” said Bristol.