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Craigie Zildjian

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Chief Executive Officer

Phone: (781) ***-****  HQ Phone
Email: c***@***.com
Avedis Zildjian Company
22 Longwater Dr.
Norwell , Massachusetts 02061
United States

Company Description: The genuine cymbal manufacturer in the United States of Turkish Cymbals since 1623

Employment History

Board Memberships and Affiliations


  • Masters of Education degree
    Boston University
  • Masters degree , Human Resources Management
    American University
  • Babson College
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Craigie Zildjian, Avedis Zildjian CEO
Eight New Board Members Elected at NAMM's Annual Meeting of Members — NAMM, The International Music Products Association, 1 Jan 2004 [cached]
Craigie Zildjian is CEO/chairman of the board of directors of Avedis Zildjian Company, a manufacturer of cymbals, drumsticks and other percussion accessories, based in Norwell, Mass. Zildjian is a member of the Berklee College Board of Trustees, the New England Conservatory Board of Overseers and is on the board of advisors for the International Association for Jazz Education. - en-US, 22 Oct 2012 [cached]
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Craigie Zildjian, Chief Executive Officer
In 1976, Craigie Zildjian joined her father (Armand) and grandfather (Avedis III) in the family business. This was the first time three generations of Zildjians would work side by side in the cymbal business. In another first, Craigie became the first woman to be appointed CEO of the company in 1999. Since then the company has experienced unprecedented growth and has strengthened its position as the market leader in cymbals all over the world.
As a result of her commitment to education, Craigie initiated the Avedis Zildjian Percussion Scholarship program (in memory of her grandfather), the Kerope Zildjian Concert Percussion Competition, Zildjian Artist In Residence program at Berklee College of Music and more recently, the Zildjian Family Opportunity Fund, which is administered through the Percussive Arts Society. Zildjian is also a Gallery sponsor of the Museum of Making Music and the Musical Instrument Museum in Phoenix, AZ.
In 1998, in celebration of the Zildjian Company's 375th Anniversary, Craigie developed the American Drummers Achievement Awards, honoring the great legends of the drum set.
An active member in the musical community, Craigie has served on the Board of Directors for the International Music Products Association (NAMM), the Board of Advisers of the International Association of Jazz Educators and the Board of Overseers at New England Conservatory. Currently, she is the Chair of the Zildjian Board of Directors and a Trustee Emeritus of the Berklee College of Music.
Craigie holds a Masters of Education degree from Boston University, a Masters degree in Human Resources Management from American University and recently completed the Owners Management Program at the Harvard Business School. In 2005 Zildjian was recognized as 15th in the Top 100 Woman-Led Businesses in Massachusetts. Craigie is also a member of the American Marketing Association - Boston Chapter.
She has a daughter, Samantha, who is a student at Babson College, majoring in Business.
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Mark will play a key role in positioning Zildjian for future growth," said Craigie Zildjian.
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