Thiel Under New Ownership, Gornik Leaving

Thiel Under New Ownership, Gornik Leaving

By Joseph Palenchar On Nov 29 2012 - 10:04am

Kathy Gornik

Lexington, Ky. — The Nashville-based private-equity firm that bought Thiel Audio plans to improve marketing initiatives, shorten the delivery time of new products to market, and explore new product categories, said new CEO Thiel CEO Bill Thomas.

Thiel president/CEO Kathy Gornik is leaving Thiel, which she co-founded in 1976, according to a company spokesperson.

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