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Company Overview of Conn-Selmer, Inc.

Company Overview

Conn-Selmer, Inc. manufactures and distributes musical instruments for student, amateur, and professional use. It offers band instruments, including baritones, bassoons, clarinets, cornets, euphoniums, flugelhorns, flutes, French horns, oboes, system blues, saxophones, sousaphones, trombones, trumpets, tubas, marching brasses, and pBones; woodwinds; and string instruments, such as violins, violas, cellos, and basses. The company also provides educator support programs, school programs, and music administration programs. It sells its products through a network of dealers or distributors in the United States and internationally. Conn-Selmer, Inc. was formerly known as The Selmer Company and ch...

600 Industrial Parkway

Elkhart, IN 46515

United States

Founded in 1993

Phone:

574-522-1675

Fax:

574-295-5405

Key Executives for Conn-Selmer, Inc.

Chief Executive Officer and President
Age: 61
Chief Financial Officer
Vice President of Operations
Managing Director of Education
Vice President of Education
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Conn-Selmer, Inc. Key Developments

Conn-Selmer, Inc. and Steinway, Inc. Terminates Loan and Security Agreement

On September 19, 2013, in connection with the Merger and the entry into the Credit Facilities, Steinway Musical Instruments, Inc. terminated the loan and security agreement dated as of October 5, 2010, among Conn-Selmer, Inc. and Steinway, Inc. as borrowers, the company as guarantor, the lenders parties thereto, and Bank of America, N.A., as administrative agent. The Old Credit Agreement provided for a revolving credit facility of up to $100 million and was secured by substantially all of the assets of the Company and certain of its domestic wholly-owned subsidiaries. No penalties were incurred by the company as a result of the termination.

Conn-Selmer to Integrate Musser Production Site to its Woodwind Manufacturing Facility in Elkhart, IN

Conn-Selmer announced the integration of the Musser production site to its Woodwind manufacturing facility located in Elkhart, in 2013. Conn-Selmer hosts plant tours and summits throughout the year in Elkhart. Having Musser production in Elkhart will ensure that artists, educators and students who visit will be able to experience the unique artistry of the employees making a comprehensive line of brass, woodwind and percussion instruments for band and orchestra at an American company. Months of planning and application of the most contemporary strategies for successfully relocating a production facility are being utilized to oversee the upcoming transition. Focus on product quality and meticulous maintenance of production processes is paramount. Musser’s use of wood is a natural fit in the Elkhart Woodwind facility and has access to resource advantages not previously available.

Conn-Selmer, Inc. Names Branislav Zivkovic as Vice President of Ludwig and Musser

Branislav Zivkovic joined Conn-Selmer, Inc. as the new vice president of Ludwig and Musser. With more than 16 years' experience in sales, marketing. and brand management. Zivkovic served most recently as vice president of marketing for Harman. Prior to that he spent 14 years with Lexmark International. At Conn-Selmer, Zivkovic is tasked with supporting and aligning the company's combo and educational school percussion products under the Ludwig and Musser brands.

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