ELKHART, IN - July 2004 -- Crown International today announced personnel changes within the Sales department. The move, effective immediately, was announced by Scott Robbins, Vice President of Sales for Crown. Sue Livings has been promoted to the newly created position of Director of Customer Service, where she will lead the efforts of all functional units within Crown Sales that provide customer service, including Technical Support, Parts, and Sales Administration. Amanda Divine has been promoted to the position of Manager of Sales Administration, the position previously held by Livings. Divine previously served as International Sales Agent for Crown. 

"Crown's recent growth has provided the opportunity for Sue and Amanda to advance, and I am confident they will provide solid leadership as Crown continues to grow and to focus on providing exceptional service to our customers around the world," noted Robbins. "Sue and Amanda have made significant contributions to our success and I am excited about their new roles with our team."

Crown International 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. Crown is a member of the Harman Professional (HPro) group of Harman International companies. Other HPro audio brands include AKG, AMEK, BSS Audio, dbx Professional, Lexicon Pro, JBL Professional, Soundcraft, and Studer.

Harman International Industries, Incorporated (NYSE: HAR; www.harman.com) is a leading manufacturer of high-quality, high fidelity audio products and electronic systems for the consumer and professional markets.