Bowers & Wilkins, the British audio brand founded in Sussex, England, in 1966, has been acquired by Silicon Valley based EVA Automation Inc.
Bowers & Wilkins is a maker of high-end audio equipment. EVA Automation will integrate fully with Bowers &Wilkins’ acoustic engineering prowess by offering innovative A/V technologies and product vision that will enable Bowers & Wilkins to grow faster and further.
Joe Atkins, incumbent owner of Bowers & Wilkins, will remain as CEO and will work closely with EVA and Yu to continue to develop Bowers & Wilkins’ position as a world class highly integrated AV company. Gideon Yu is well known for helping to build companies including Facebook, YouTube and Square and will act as executive chairman for Bowers & Wilkins