Brian Ball announced as new Ernie Ball CEO

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Brian Ball announced as new Ernie Ball CEO

Previously company President, Brian had been responsible for leading a phase of significant growth for the company, according to Brian’s father and outgoing CEO Sterling Ball. He follows in the footsteps of his father and Grandfather, the eponymous Ernie, in what is three generations of Balls in charge of the family company.


Sterling Ball stated, “I am extremely proud to announce Brian Ball as the new CEO of Ernie Ball, Inc. The continued growth and innovation that Ernie Ball and Ernie Ball Music Man have had over the last several years are directly a result of Brian’s creativity and hard work. The groundbreaking products like Cobalt Slinkys, M-Steel, Paradigm and Aluminum Bronze, along with a full line of innovative accessories, are just part of the role Brian has played.”



Brian Ball stated, “I’m incredibly excited and extremely fortunate to take on the role as CEO of Ernie Ball… I’m looking forward to continuing to work with and build upon [my dad Sterling] and my grandfather Ernie’s legacy to the best of my abilities.”


Ernie Ball products are distributed in Australia through CMC Music.