INDIANAPOLIS (July 7, 2016) — Klipsch®, a tech-driven audio company, today announces the promotion of Paul Thielman to General Manager, Best Buy/Magnolia Global Sales. Thielman previously served as a Klipsch National Accounts Manager, spending four years managing the Best Buy/Magnolia relationship.
Thielman will be charged with building this key component of Klipsch Group business, managing multiple facets of the partnership and cultivating the relationship. His primary responsibility will be to execute a comprehensive strategy that leverages the entire Klipsch product ecosystem, and Best Buy’s significant omni-channel enterprise.
“With his innate ability to cultivate positive relationships, along with valuable experience and a winning record, we are sure that Paul will continue to put victories on the scoreboard and keep pushing our company forward in this market space,” said Paul Jacobs, CEO for Klipsch Group.
Having worked with Best Buy as a merchant for four years, Thielman joined Klipsch Group in 2012 as National Accounts Manager. In this role, he managed Klipsch’s account with Best Buy and Magnolia, consistently delivering results in the face of a treacherous economic retail environment.
“I am thrilled to take the next step in my career with Klipsch and am excited to see our relationship with Best Buy and Magnolia grow to even greater heights. We have a tremendous set of assets at our disposal and I look forward to working hand-in-hand with the Best Buy/Magnolia team to maximize our efforts,” said Thielman.
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