Shen Named as President of Remo, Inc.

Christian Wissmuller • MMR GlobalUpfront • November 6, 2019

Robert Shen, Ami Belli, and Brock Kaericher

Remo, Inc. has announced that Brock Kaericher is stepping down as its president and Robert Shen will become president of Remo, Inc, in addition to his role as president of Remo – Asia.  Brock will remain as Chairman of the Board and President Emeritus while acting in an advisory role throughout the remainder of 2020.  Ami Belli, owner and CEO, announced the transition during a recent Shareholder’s meeting and thanked Kaericher for his years of service and noted his unique relationship with her late husband, Remo Belli, founder and icon of the musical products industry.

Kaericher joined Remo in 1996, coming from an executive background in the electronics industry, and was named president of Remo in 2000.  During his tenure, Kaericher served on the NAMM board of directors as well as filling trustee positions on various Boards of institutes of higher education.  Kaericher stated, “I have been very fortunate to work with a wonderful group of people, both within Remo, Inc and with individuals from all areas of the musical products industry.  I am so proud of the amazing accomplishments that have been realized during my tenure.  The company has been able to follow and continue to foster the agenda of Remo Belli in remaining the undisputed world leader in drumhead technology and innovation while maintaining an unwavering pursuit of delivering products and programs developed as tools in furthering the application and acceptance of active participation in making music as an integral component of an individual’s well-being.”

Robert Shen, whose father, Fredy Shen was Executive Vice President, has been part of the Remo family for his entire life and joined the company in an active role in 2000 during the start-up of Remo – Asia.  Robert has filled multiple capacities during his tenure at Remo, Inc and was named Vice President of Operations in 2017.  In accepting his new role, Shen commented on his desire to continue the great work of Remo, Inc in serving people from all segments of society and remaining the trusted partner of companies from across the globe in striving to present the consumer with quality percussion instruments and accessories.

The new roles for Kaericher and Shen will become effective on January 1, 2020.

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