Hohner, Inc. promotes from within to fill to key product management positions

21.03.2013

Drew Lewis Promoted to Harmonica Product Manager

GLEN ALLEN, VA – Hohner announces the April 1st promotion of Drew Lewis to the critical position of Harmonica Product Manager.  Drew originally joined Hohner in May of 2007 as an inside tele-sales associate and was quickly promoted to the Fretted Product Manager position where he built Hohner’s acoustic guitar business along with the Lanakai and Kohala ukulele brands.
 
“Drew’s strong contributions over the past 5 years in making Lanikai the number one ukulele brand in the world attracted the admiration of the Hohner organization worldwide as well as the respect of key retailers across the country.  He will now bring his energy, experience, and expertise to the all-important harmonica segment of our business” commented Scott Emmerman, Director of Marketing & Sales.  “We expect many more great things from Drew.  It’s been my pleasure to watch him develop and prosper over these last years with Hohner,” he added.

Leon Lewis promoted to Lanikai Ukulele Product Manager

GLEN ALLEN, VA – Hohner announces the April 1st promotion of Leon Lewis to the position of Ukulele Product Manager.  Leon originally joined Hohner in September of 2008 as an inside tele-sales associate and was promoted to District Sales Manager for the Midwest in 2009. After great success, he later took on the District Sales Manager role in the mid-south region including Texas and Louisiana and had additional duties as Assistant Sales Manager since this past January.  
 
“Leon has proven that he has a great understanding of customers needs and preferences and he has made strong contributions to our sales efforts,” commented Scott Emmerman, Director of Marketing & Sales.  “Hohner is excited to reward his efforts with this promotion to a key product management role within our organization and we anticipate his continued success,” he added.