08.08.16

IAG Appoints Darrell Huggins as Group CEO

Darrell Huggins

International Audio Group (IAG) has announced the appointment of Darrell Huggins as Group CEO. Huggins will be based at IAG’s global headquarters in Shenzhen, China and will focus on strengthening the team and brand portfolio worldwide.

Huggins brings more than 20 years of audio industry experience as he moves from a senior role within Armour Home Electronics, where he has been integral to the company’s growth for the past 17 years.

Since 1996, Huggins has led the setup and development of Armour Asia. This Hong Kong-based subsidiary has been essential to Armour’s growth across the Asia-Pacific region, while it also serves as a centre to streamline manufacturing, logistics and procurement.

IAG says Huggins’s experience will help to maximise the efficiency of IAG’s internal operations, including the company’s state-of-the-art 400,000 sq. metre manufacturing facility in Jiang Xi Province, China. He will also play a key role in developing IAG’s product portfolio, while raising brand awareness on a global scale.

 “I am looking forward to working with the fantastic team and world-class brands that IAG has within its extensive portfolio and look forward to meeting everyone,” Huggins said. “I am excited that I will be part of this fantastic group of brands and honoured that I will be integral in supporting the existing team in energising the strengths of the brands and people within IAG to drive competitiveness in today’s rapidly evolving audio climate.”

International Audio Group (IAG) is a manufacturer of audio equipment for domestic and professional use. With its headquarters and manufacturing facilities in Asia and offices (including R&D) in the UK and North America. The Group’s domestic audio brands include Audiolab, Castle Acoustics, Luxman, Mission, Quad and Wharfedale.