Old Bridge, N.J. – February 23, 2023 – It is with great sadness that Blonder Tongue Laboratories, Inc. (OTCQB: BDRL) Board of Directors announce the death of Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Eric S. Skolnik. He was 58.
“Eric was a most trusted friend and business colleague,” says Bob Palle, incoming CEO of Blonder Tongue. “Eric cared for each and every person that makes up the Blonder Tongue family. Eric’s tireless work ethic and caring nature would lighten your workload and brighten your outlook following any interaction with him. We loved Eric. Our hearts are with his family at this difficult time. May he rest in peace.”
Eric joined Blonder Tongue as the Corporate Controller starting in May 2000, and quickly rose to become Chief Financial Officer in May 2001. He was promoted to Senior Vice President in 2003, the position he held for the last 20 years, as well as serving on Blonder Tongue’s Board of Directors as Secretary, and also Treasurer. He previously worked as a certified public accountant with BDO USA, LLP. A graduate of Rutgers University, Mr. Skolnik held a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting.
Michael Censoplano has been appointed Interim CFO. More announcements will follow as details become available.