In his most recent role, Branislav served as Vice President of Marketing for Harman. Prior to his time with Harman, Branislav spent 14 years with Lexmark International. He graduated from the Swiss Officer Academy and obtained his Master’s in Business & Economics from the Graduate School of Business in Berne, Switzerland. In addition, Branislav has attended leadership and executive programs through Harvard University and the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.
Branislav’s addition to the Conn-Selmer team will better support and align the areas of combo and educational school percussion under the Ludwig & Musser brands. “These brands are well positioned in the marketplace with a legacy of design innovation and commitment to US craftsmanship” says Branislav. “I look forward to future growth as we build and develop on these elements globally.”
Conn-Selmer, under a portfolio of brands, is the leading manufacturer and distributor of musical instruments for student, amateur, and professional use. With a tradition of innovation, and superior musical performance, brands such as Vincent Bach, CG Conn, King, Holton, Selmer, Armstrong, Leblanc, Ludwig, Musser, Scherl & Roth, Glaesel, and William Lewis have earned a legacy of respect unparalleled by any other builders. Conn-Selmer is also the North American distributor of Selmer Paris woodwinds, the US distributor of Yanagisawa saxophones, and the global distributor of the Jiggs pBone (the world's only plastic trombone). With a focus on quality craftsmanship, Conn-Selmer operates US production facilities in Elkhart, IN, Cleveland, OH, Eastlake, OH, Lagrange, IL, and Monroe, NC. Through its educational outreach team, led by Dr. Tim Lautzenheiser, Conn-Selmer is the industry leader in providing support and advocacy tools specifically tailored to music education. For more information on the complete line of instruments, services, and support available from Conn-Selmer, visit www.conn-selmer.com.