Brian Ball Promoted to CEO of Ernie Ball

Ernie Ball Inc. has announced the promotion of Brian Ball as its new CEO. In his previous role as president, he was instrumental in leading a significant growth phase for the company. Brian Ball will continue to work alongside his father Sterling Ball and brother Scott Ball as they continue to build the company Ernie Ball started in 1962.

In his new position, Brian will be leading the company at a time of growth, strengthening the company's market position within the guitar industry, according to the company. He has been with Ernie Ball Inc. since 2000 in various roles, including artist relations, marketing, sales, and leadership positions.

"I'm incredibly excited and extremely fortunate to take on the role of CEO of Ernie Ball," Brian Ball says. "Since I was a young child, this has been the ultimate dream job for me, and I'm very grateful for the opportunity. Working for and alongside my dad, Sterling has given me a tremendous foundation, and I'm looking forward to continuing to work with and build upon his and my grandfather Ernie's legacy to the best of my abilities."

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Michael Raine is the Editor-in-Chief at Canadian Musician, Canadian Music Trade, Professional Sound, and Professional Lighting & Production magazines. He also hosts the Canadian Musician Podcast.
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