Following the acquisition, Harman instituted more modern costing and accounting systems and placed the Executive Vice President of Jervis, Sanford Berlin, in charge of JBL as temporary chief executive.
had a full portfolio of responsibilities back at corporate headquarters in New York and had no intention of relocating to the West coast.
soon came to realize that there really was no one immediately available to head the reorganized company.
During the following months and into the first half of 1969, Wolf had appeared at JBL
a number of times to present proposed new product designs and to take part in product planning discussions where Berlin