Ex-Audio-Technica man Tim Riley moves to Polar Audio

Polar Audio has appointed Tim Riley to the newly created position of brand development director.

Riley joins the firm from Audio-Technica where he managed UK professional markets, while also working to develop relationships with international online retailers.

"I’ve enjoyed a successful and varied career in the audio industry since the late 1980s, during which time I’ve gained wide experience and understanding of all market areas and formed strong and lasting relationships across the sector. I’m delighted to be joining Polar Audio and I’m confident that I can have a real impact," Riley said.

Polar Audio managing director John Midgley added: “I’ve known Tim for more than 20 years, having worked with him in the 1990s and his track record is impressive. The role of brand development director is a perfect fit and will enable us to utilise his skills and experience to best effect. Tim has a thorough grasp of the diverse markets in which we operate and I’m confident that he will quickly become an influential force in the Polar Audio team."