In New Research Facility, Bowers & Wilkins Opens Many New Doors
High performance audio brand Bowers & Wilkins is moving. Well, not the entire company. Specifically, the researchers and engineers who develop and fine tune the brand’s products have a new home.
For more than 37 years, B&W has called Steyning, England something of a second home. There, in the tiny south-England town that’s about 15 minutes North of its Worthing headquarters, the Steyning Research Establishment is situated among the rolling hills and alongside other small shops and other establishments. It’s in this dedicated research facility that B&W has achieved some incredible advancements in the world of high-performance audio.
However, since the company was acquired by EVA Automation—owned by Gideon Yu, the current co-owner of the San Francisco 49ers and former Facebook CFO—B&W has been on a rather ambitious path of expanding. In an interview with Dealerscope, Bowers & Wilkins Chief Revenue Officer Richard Campbell said they’ve hired 40 percent more R&D staff since the acquisition in May of 2016.