Instruments & Gear

Manhasset Specialty CompanyThe Board of Directors of Manhasset Specialty Company has announced the hiring of Dan Roberts as President and General Manager to replace Barry Heid, who is retiring from that position after a very successful career of 16 years working with the company.

Roberts, joins Manhasset with many years of experience in the music industry, most notably with Musicorp and KMC Music.  Barry Heid comments, “All of the employee-owners at Manhasset and the Board are excited to have someone with Dan’s experience join the team!  We think the future is very bright for Manhasset under Dan’s leadership.”

Roberts adds, “Manhasset Specialty Company is the industry standard for product excellence and performance for music stands!  We are delighted that the company is celebrating its 80th anniversary in 2015 and we look forward to another 80 years of growth for Manhasset – or more!  On behalf of all Manhasset employees we want to thank Barry Heid for his phenomenal accomplishments in his career with the company.  We are delighted that Barry will continue to be closely involved with the company as a member of the Board of Directors for Manhasset!” 

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