December 15, 2020 I Appointments

Gibson Names Kevin Liles as Board Member

Kevin Liles

Gibson has announced the addition of Kevin Liles to the Gibson Brands Board of Directors. Liles brings over 30 years of industry experience to Gibson. He currently serves as the CEO, chairman of the board and co-founder of 300 Entertainment, based in the greater New York City Area. Prior to this role, Liles led KWL Enterprises and served as executive vice president at the Warner Music Group and president of Def Jam Recordings after starting as an intern back in the early 1990s.

“I am excited to join the Gibson board, one of the most iconic brands in the music world,” Liles said. “I am ready to engage with the board and the extended team to find ways to help drive the music culture forward and explore new opportunities for growth.”

Nat Zilkha, chairman of Gibson Brands, said, “We have no doubt that Kevin’s experience, insights and passion for the music industry will be a great addition to the Gibson team.”

James “JC” Curleigh, president and CEO of Gibson, agreed. “As we stare down the future, Kevin is a welcome addition to the existing strong Gibson board and to the Gibson leadership team,” Curleigh said. “I look forward to engaging with Kevin on relevant and creative ways to shape our future.”

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