Orange, California, July 15, 2021 – ( – SKB Cases has announced the promotion of longtime SKB Product Manager Will Steven to Vice President of Sales for the Music Pro AV division.

Building on a long-standing connection to music, Will Steven began his career in the music industry with a job at the Ward Brodt Music Store in Madison, Wisconsin in 2001. After graduating from University from Whitewater, Wisconsin with a BA in Music and a minor in Advertising, he spent five years as a Professional Sales Associate at Full Compass before joining the SKB team in 2012. As a Pro AV Product Manager of the SKB Music division, Will has contributed to the growth of the division with key contributions in the research and development of many areas of the firsts such as SKB Fly Racks, Studio Flyers and the injection molded crankset. He has also been instrumental in the growth of SKB’s photo and video markets.

“Will brings decades of sales and marketing expertise,” said Robert Wilkes, COO of SKB Cases. “His last nine years at SKB have been focused on the continuous innovation of SKB’s Music division, and we believe there is no one better positioned to lead this team into the future.

“I am very proud to have been a part of SKB’s success over the past nine years, and look forward to the opportunity to shape the growth of the Music division in this new role,” said Will Steven.

About SKB Suitcases: The first SKB suitcase was created in 1977 by two ambitious students in a modest residential garage in Anaheim, California. Together, Steve Kottman and Dave Sanderson designed what would become the industry’s first lightweight molded guitar case, the first of many innovations that have since cemented SKB’s global reputation as a leading manufacturer of transport solutions. superior equipment. Today, SKB remains a family business and has expanded its operations to three factories with over 300 employees. SKB’s innovative solutions are present on all seven continents, where they help various industries around the world protect their livelihoods, create better products and get the job done, typically in the harshest environments where equipment protection sensitive is essential. The best companies in music, photography, sports, aerospace, military and more turn to SKB for help. After more than 40 years of steady growth, SKB is very grateful for the continued trust and loyalty of its customers, and remains committed to ensuring that every case with an SKB logo has been manufactured with an unconditional commitment to unmatched quality.

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