Former Valley Media Prez Joins Wherehouse22 Jul, 2002 By: Hive News
Former Valley Media, Inc. president Lew Garrett has been named EVP and general merchandise manager at Wherehouse Music, the company announced today.
Garrett brings more than 25 years of specialty music experience to the Torrance-based music and home entertainment retailer and will report directly to Wherehouse CEO Jerry Comstock.
Prior to joining Valley, Garrett served as VP, Buying and Merchandising for Camelot Music. Camelot received NARM's "Merchandiser of the Year" award six times during Garrett's tenure there.
"We are excited with the results-oriented distribution, retail and entertainment experience that Lew brings to Wherehouse,” said Comstock. “His extensive industry knowledge as well as his insight into new business channels and product lines will be invaluable to our organization."