April 25, 2018 1:40 AM ET


Company Overview of PreSonus Audio Electronics, Inc.

Company Overview

PreSonus Audio Electronics, Inc. designs and manufactures audio products. The company provides mixers and control surfaces, recording systems, monitoring products, live sound reinforcement products, preamplifiers and processors, mobile applications, and accessories; and software for Mac and Windows, notation software, and control software for mixers and loudspeakers. It markets and sells its products through retailers, sales representatives, and distributors in the United States and internationally, as well as through its stores. The company was founded in 1995 and is based in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

18011 Grand Bay Court

Baton Rouge, LA 70806

United States

Founded in 1995





Key Executives for PreSonus Audio Electronics, Inc.

Chief Executive Officer
Founder and President
Chief Operating Officer
Executive Vice President
Executive Vice President of Product Management
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2017.

PreSonus Audio Electronics, Inc. Key Developments

PreSonus Audio Electronics, Inc. Announces Executives Changes

PreSonus Audio Electronics, Inc. announced three major executive promotions. Executive Vice President of Marketing and Product Services Jim Boitnott has been promoted to Chief Operating Officer; Vice President of Sales Rick Naqvi is now Senior Vice President of Global Sales; and Bret Costin has been promoted from Vice President of Research and Development to Senior Vice President of Research and Development. Before joining PreSonus as Executive Vice President of Product Services in September 2013 as part of PreSonus' acquisition of NOTION Music's assets. As Chief Operating Officer, Boitnott is responsible for the overall internal operating activities of the organization. Rick Naqvi joined PreSonus as employee number 4 in October 1995, following a four-year stint as a sales associate at Baton Rouge musical instrument and recording equipment retailer. In more than 22 years with PreSonus, Naqvi has become widely known as the enthusiastic and passionate face and voice of the company, traveling the world tirelessly to work with sales reps, distributors, dealers, and customers. Bret Costin has designed products and managed and directed product development at a variety of companies, ranging from Avid and Compaq to M-Audio and PreSonus. Costin returned for a second stint as VP in January 2017 and continues to lead the company's R&D efforts.

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