InfoComm 2012: Symetrix appoints Dane Butcher as chairman

Symetrix has announced that company founder Dane Butcher has taken on the role of chairman after holding the position of CEO since forming the company in 1976.

The company’s vice president of sales and marketing Paul Roberts will now take on the role of CEO.

“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 per cent 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."

He continued: “The heart of our engineering efforts are in installed sound DSP and at InfoComm we launch a sensational array of DSP products and accessories. And, while 2012 is proving to be a very exciting year for Symetrix, our stakeholders, and our customers, our long-term vision is simply to continue to maintain a razor sharp focus on satisfying the needs of audio and video integrators throughout the world while providing the training and support to make their lives easier and make their businesses more profitable.”

“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.”

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