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Tivoli Audio Appoints New President And COO

Tom DeVesto, Chairman, CEO and Founder of Tivoli Audio LLC, leading Boston manufacturer and designer of highly acclaimed, award-winning signature audio products, announces the appointment of Bob Brown as its new president and chief operating officer. Mr. Brown comes to Tivoli Audio from Lenbrook America Corp, where he was the president and CEO. Mr. Brown joined Lenbook in 1991 and co-founded Lenbrook America Corp. the US distributor of NAD Electronics, PSB Speakers, and QED Cable. He currently serves as Chairman of Lenbrook International and was formerly Managing Director of that company in the international distribution of NAD and PSB. Prior to that he was President of Lincolnwood Ltd. (NAD USA, Inc.), distributor of NAD, PSB and Atlantic Technology from 1986 until Lenbrook acquired that company in 1991. Before that he was Vice President of Kloss Video Corporation, where he worked closely with Tom DeVesto and Henry Kloss. Prior to Kloss Video, Mr. Brown worked for Advent Corporation from 1978. He has served in a number of industry director positions and is currently on the advisory board of Custom Retailer Magazine. “Since its inception in 2000, Tivoli Audio has grown from a start-up company in Boston to a global marketer of high-fidelity audio products, widely recognized and acclaimed for its fine quality, unique designs, and affordable prices,” says Mr. DeVesto. “My professional and personal relationship with Bob Brown has continued over a 25-year period and dates back to our days together at Kloss Video Corporation,. I have complete confidence in Bob’s capabilities and leadership qualities to focus on the domestic, as well as the international side of the Tivoli Audio business.” “I have been personally and professionally connected to Tom DeVesto since he recruited me at Kloss Video Corporation in 1981. I have watched and admired Tivoli Audio since its inception, and was privileged to help introduce Tivoli to Lenbrook as a distributor for both the Singapore and Canadian markets,” adds Mr. Brown. “I look forward with great enthusiasm to becoming an integral part of Tivoli Audio’s management and helping to expand the brand globally.” Tivoli Audio was founded in 2000 by Tom DeVesto with the goal of bringing simple-to-use, high-quality audio products to the consumer at reasonable prices. Mr. DeVesto, a highly respected and long-established leader in the audio industry, had forged a 30-year professional relationship with the late, legendary audio innovator Henry Kloss. Together, they shared a history of groundbreaking introductions in the audio and video fields. Prior to founding Tivoli Audio, Tom DeVesto and Henry Kloss co-founded Cambridge SoundWorks in 1988. As CEO and head of research and development at Cambridge SoundWorks, Mr. DeVesto was responsible for the development of many of the best-selling home entertainment and multimedia products on the market today.