Bose has appointed Former Pitney Bowes exec Lila Snyder as the new CEO. She will take charge on Sept. 1, becoming the first woman in the CEO post at the audio stalwart. She's filling a position that had been vacant since Phil Hess stepped down as CEO early this year.
While the company has yet to make a formal announcement, Bose Chairman Bob Maresca confirmed Snyder's appointment to the position.
Snyder comes from Pitney Bowes, where her title was president of global e-commerce. Previously, she was a partner at the consulting firm McKinsey.
Announcing this development, she tweeted, “Incredibly excited to join the team at Bose as the new CEO starting on September 1. This incredible team has been creating products and experiences that make people’s lives better for over 50 years. Can’t wait to get started. #bose.”
"We wanted the absolute best person, no matter how long the search took,” Bose chairman Bob Maresca told CNET. “Lila's background, experience, track record and values are right for Bose, for the exceptional people who work here, and for our amazing customers who count on us every day.”