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ELKHART, Indiana - January 2003 -- Scott Robbins has rejoined Crown International to once again serve as the company's vice president of sales. The announcement came from Blake Augsburger, Crown International president, to whom Robbins reports.

"We're extremely pleased to have Scott back in the Crown family," Augsburger remarked. "His 13 years of experience with Crown, three of which were spent as our VP of sales, make him an invaluable resource to this company. With Scott onboard, our executive team is now rounded out with some of the best talent in this industry."

As of mid-November, Robbins is now again responsible for spearheading the manufacturer's entire sales operation with regard to amplifiers, microphones and IQ products. Aside from overseeing the US, EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) and Pacific Rim sales directors, he will additionally be acting as the interim sales director for Crown's Intercontinental territory (Canada and Central/South America).

Enthused about his return, Robbins commented, "I'm excited to be back in the game with Crown; it's a company that's energized and on the move. I'm also very thankful to once more work with the outstanding people here that truly make this company so great."

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.

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January 2003