Martin CEO Appointed to NAMM Executive Committee

Image635096408392596364Chris Martin IV, CEO of C.F. Martin & Co. guitars has been named incoming secretary of the NAMM (National Association of Music Merchants) executive committee through 2015.

The appointment was announced during the annual board meeting at the Summer NAMM conference this past weekend in Nashville, TN. Chris Martin previously served on the NAMM board of directors from 2000 to 2003.

"It is an honor to be appointed to the NAMM executive committee," Martin said. "NAMM has been a wonderful supporter of the Martin brand and our products for many years, and I am looking forward to working on a deeper level with the group on opportunities and issues that are relevant to the industry."

Larry Morton, newly named chairman of NAMM's board of directors and president of Hal Leonard Corporation, warmly welcomed Martin to the executive committee this past weekend. "Through the multi-generation legacy of Martin Guitar, Chris brings a unique perspective of running a family business, much like many of our retailer members, along with the point of view of a global instrument manufacturer and supplier," said Morton. "Chris also has a tremendous amount of experience as an active advocate and supporter of music through his other service activities."

SOURCE C.F. Martin & Co.

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