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ELKHART, Indiana - November 2006 -- Scott Robbins has been promoted to the position of senior vice president of worldwide sales for Crown International. Robbins previously held the position of vice president of worldwide sales for Crown.

Making the announcement was Mark Graham, president of Crown. “Scott’s promotion to senior vice president underscores his great value to the executive team at Crown. Scott has done an outstanding job of leading the efforts of our sales and customer service teams over the past several years and has truly earned this recognition,” says Graham.

Robbins has over 17 years of experience with Crown, starting in the service department in 1987 and working his way up the ranks through progressively more responsible positions in sales. During that time, Robbins temporarily joined Bose Professional where he worked in sales management for a few years before returning to Crown.

About Crown International:
Crown International, a Harman International company, manufactures amplifiers, microphones, and systems control products for professional audio markets worldwide, with corporate headquarters located in Elkhart, Indiana. For more information, visit Crown online at www.crownaudio.com.

About the Harman Pro Group:
The Harman Pro Group (www.harmanpro.com) is the world’s largest provider of professional audio products and system solutions for commercial sound, contracting, tour sound, recording and broadcast, musician, portable PA and cinema applications. The Group is headquartered in Northridge, California and includes industry leaders AKG Acoustics, BSS Audio, Crown International, dbx, DigiTech, JBL Professional, Lexicon, Soundcraft, and Studer. The Group is part of Harman International Industries, Incorporated (NYSE: HAR), a leading supplier of high-quality, high fidelity audio products and infotainment systems for the automotive, home and professional markets.

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Reader contact:
Crown International
1718 W. Mishawaka Road, Elkhart, IN 46517
Tel: 574.294.8000 / Fax: 574.294.8250
URL: www.crownaudio.com

Editor contact:
Chris Shuler, Public Address
Tel: 574.287.8410 / Cell: 574.514.7131 / Fax: 574.287.1522
E-mail: christophershuler@comcast.net