Roark Named CEO Of Broadcast Electronics
October 4, 2007 at 2:21 PM (PT)
BROADCAST ELECTRONICS names JOSEPH W. ROARK as CEO, effective immediately, replacing the retiring JOHN PEDLOW. ROARK has served as President over four WEIR GROUP, PLC, and two DANAHER companies and will relocate from SALT LAKE CITY to BE's QUINCY, IL headquarters.
"This is an exciting time to be in broadcasting, and with BE in particular. We are just beginning to realize technology changes in radio that will endure for the next generation. BE is in a unique market leadership position to impact the future success of radio," said ROARK.
"JOE's experience and energy add significantly to BROADCAST ELECTRONICS. I have confidence in his abilities and the capabilities of BE's management team to continue moving the company forward," added PEDLOW, who will remain with BE as an advisor.