May 26, 2010 – For Immediate Release

In a move to drive growth in China and increase its support of customers and channel partners in the Chinese market, Harman Professional today appointed three veteran audio executives to its sales team in Shenzhen. All three appointees will work closely with existing partners in China and with Harman’s brand-level sales and engineering teams to develop the company's market presence in China including developing market communication, product development and sales and support.

Vinne Peng joins Harman as Marketing & Communications Manager, having previously served the same role with Artsound International representing Sennheiser in China. Prior to her marketing role, Vinne handled sales for Sennheiser in China. Vinne holds a degree in English and is studying for a BSc.

Marconi Lee brings to the Harman China team significant experience from the commercial and pro audio markets as well as the conference and PA system markets, having previously worked with TOA China and Bosch Communications. Marconi holds a degree in business administration.

Jack Wu has most recently served as Business Development Manager with TC Group China with focus on TC Electronic, LAB Gruppen and LAKE. Before joining TC, Jack was employed by Prime Connections, handling both pro audio and cinema sales, with focus on QSC products. Jack holds a bachelors degree in electronics.

“With the addition of these seasoned professionals, Harman is adding valuable experience to the team to address existing and emerging vertical markets in China,” said Thomas Marcher, Harman Professional, Director of Sales, North Asia. "We are excited to begin working with each of our new members and we are confident that they will make an immediate and lasting impact."


Harman International Industries, Incorporated (www.harman.com), designs, manufactures and markets a wide range of audio and infotainment products for the automotive, consumer and professional markets. Harman International maintains a strong presence in the Americas, Europe and Asia, and employs more than 11,000 people worldwide. The Harman International family of brands includes AKG®, Audioaccess®, Becker®, BSS®, Crown®, dbx®, DigiTech®, Harman Kardon®, Infinity®, JBL®, Lexicon®, Mark Levinson®, Revel®, Soundcraft® and Studer®. Harman International's stock is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol "NYSE: HAR."

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