Spitzer will join Fender on Mon., Nov. 1 and oversee the development of all Fender-branded accessory products. He will be relocating to FMIC’s Ontario, Calif. facility.
Spitzer is a music industry veteran who got his start working in his dad’s music store in 1971, and began working full-time in music in 1980. During his long and distinguished career at Guitar Center he held a number of increasingly responsible roles including Vice President of Merchandise. Most recently Eric ran the Purchasing department at Sam Ash.
About Fender Musical Instruments Corporation
Fender Musical Instruments Corporation (FMIC) is the world’s leading guitar manufacturer, and its name has become synonymous with all things rock ‘n’ roll. Iconic Fender® instruments such as the Telecaster®, Stratocaster®, Precision Bass® and Jazz Bass® guitars are known worldwide as the instruments that started the rock revolution, and they continue to be highly prized by today’s musicians and collectors. FMIC brands include Fender®, Squier®, Guild®, Gretsch®, Jackson®, Charvel®, EVH®, SWR® and Groove Tubes®, among others.