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Brock Kaericher Steps Down as President of Remo, Robert Shen Named as Successor

Remo, Inc. has announced that Brock Kaericher is stepping down as its president and Robert Shen will become president, in addition to his role as president of Remo – Asia. Kaericher will remain as chairman of the board and president emeritus while acting in an advisory role throughout the remainder of 2020.

Kaericher joined Remo in 1996, coming from an executive background in the electronics industry, and was named president of Remo in 2000. During his tenure, Kaericher served on the NAMM board of directors as well as filling trustee positions on various Boards of institutes of higher education.

“I have been very fortunate to work with a wonderful group of people, both within Remop Inc. and with individuals from all areas of the musical products industry," says Kaericher. "I am so proud of the amazing accomplishments that have been realized during my tenure. The company has been able to follow and continue to foster the agenda of Remo Belli in remaining the undisputed world leader in drumhead technology and innovation while maintaining an unwavering pursuit of delivering products and programs developed as tools in furthering the application and acceptance of active participation in making music as an integral component of an individual’s well-being.”

Robert Shen, whose father, Fredy Shen was executive vice president, joined the company in 2000 during the start-up of Remo – Asia. He has filled multiple capacities during his tenure at Remo and was named VP of operations in 2017.

The new roles for Kaericher and Shen will become effective on Jan. 1, 2020.

[Pictured above: (L-R) Robert Shen, Ami Belli & Brock Kaericher]

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Michael Raine is the Senior Editor at Canadian Music Trade. He is also a co-host of the popular Canadian Musician Radio weekly podcast.