DPA Microphones, a manufacturer of high-quality miniature microphone solutions for professional audio applications, has announced that Kalle Hvidt Nielsen will become the company’s new chief executive officer on September 1st, 2016. Nielsen will succeed interim CEO, Thorsten Reuber, who has managed the company since January 2016.
“I’m thrilled to join such a strong and talented team,” says Nielsen. “DPA sets the standard for professional-quality microphone solutions and I am thrilled to lead the company as it continues to innovate the audio industry.”
Nielsen brings with him over 15 years of experience in directing technology-focused Danish companies. He joins DPA Microphones from Topsil Semiconductor Materials A/S, where he has held the CEO position since 2011. Previously, Nielsen held CEO positions at Bang & Olufsen A/S and Brüel & Kjær Sound & Vibration Measurement A/S.
"Kalle Hvidt Nielsen is a proven executive, who has managed to inspire the companies he has led as well as deliver both short-term and long-term growth”, says Karsten Langer, chairman of the board of directors for DPA Microphones. “We are fortunate to welcome such a strong leader to the company. I am sure he will be a driving force behind DPA’s next period of growth.”