The Grand Rapids (Mich.) Symphony has appointed PETER M. PEREZ interim president and CEO to succeed PETER KJOME, who is stepping down from the post to become president and CEO of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra. Perez, immediate past chairman of the Grand Rapids Symphony board and a longtime supporter of the orchestra, is owner and chairman of Carter Products Company in Grand Rapids. He has served as president of two instrument manufacturers—C.G. Conn and Steinway & Sons—and was deputy assistant secretary for manufacturing in the U.S. Department of Commerce from 2010 to 2012.
Posted December 14, 2016
Peter Perez photo: Terry Johnston