Dallas - Dave Robison has resigned as CEO of DSI Systems, but will remain on the distributor's board and be "heavily involved in the overall direction of the company," according to a prepared statement.
Doug Robison will assume the title of president and CEO, adding these responsibilities to his current duties.
Dave Robison cited "the need to step away from daily operations to concentrate on strategic endeavors," as reason for the decision.One of the company's co-founders with his father, Buck Robison, Dave Robison has been with DSI since its inception in 1984.
In a statement Dave said, "DSI is in good hands with Doug and the leadership that he provides. We have an outstanding management team, and DSI is positioned for great things in the future. I will still be strategically involved in helping DSI achieve its near and long term goals."
Doug Robison has been with DSI since 1986 and has been its president since 2001, overseeing the sales organization, marketing, merchandising and its DirecTV business. He will continue in this role while adding CEO responsibilities.
In other DSI news, Jerry Satoren has been promoted to executive VP of CE Sales and will have full responsibility for DSI's CE business, including sales, merchandising, and vendor relationships. He will continue reporting to Doug Robison.