Paul Roberts Seattle, WA (June 12, 2012)—Symetrix founder Dane Butcher has moved to the role of Chairman as Paul Roberts, previously VP of Sales & Marketing with the company, has been named its new CEO.
Butcher held the position of CEO since he founded the company in 1976. "I am very much looking forward to my role as Chairman," said Butcher. "After many years of wide-band executive responsibilities, I'm moving to a purely strategic role. I will now focus 100 percent of my time on my passion for providing our current and future customers with innovative and value-oriented software and hardware solutions. In Paul Roberts, I am grateful to have such an intelligent, capable, and enthusiastic individual ready and willing to take on the responsibilities and the opportunities of CEO. Symetrix has never been stronger than it is right now, and Paul is ideally situated to continue our forward momentum."
Drawing on his experience as a musician and a recording engineer, Dane Butcher founded Symetrix, which over the years has delivered products like Jupiter, the App based turn-key DSP, the ARC-WEB and most recently EDGE, Open architecture DSP featuring Dante and modular I/O.
"Taking over as CEO of Symetrix at this exciting time in the company's history is a great opportunity, for which I am very appreciative," said Roberts. "My passion to lead Symetrix is matched by my enthusiasm for the products we offer, the team we have in place, our loyal world-wide customer base, and the game-changing technology we have in development."