Stow, OH 05-26-2006 Audio-Technica U.S., Inc., a leader in technology for the professional and consumer audio industries, has named Bruce Vanzo as Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer. Philip Cajka, Audio-Technica President and CEO, made the announcement.

Drawing on over 20 years of experience, Vanzo will direct Audio-Technica’s financial planning in accord with the company’s objectives for further expansion and market penetration. As a member of A-T’s top leadership group, Vanzo’s responsibilities include formulation and administration of strategies to maximize overall company performance. Working closely with company officers and managers, Vanzo will help assess key opportunities for growth and diversification. He will oversee all Audio-Technica accounting, financial and reporting activities, providing accurate analysis and projections to identify emerging trends, while also coordinating inventory management systems to assure prompt delivery of customer orders and adherence to the highest operational standards. Additionally, he will collaborate with the Human Resources department to maintain a competitive employee benefits package. Vanzo will partner with A-T’s international corporate management to develop cohesive accounting policies and propel the company’s success in the worldwide marketplace.

Bruce Vanzo has an extensive background in finance and accounting for the technology industry, most recently serving as Vice President of Finance/Operations for New Tech Innovations. Vanzo was previously Director of Finance at Pioneer Standard Electronics, Inc.

Philip Cajka commented, “Bruce displays both a broad and detailed understanding of the critical role that the financial department plays within a company. His proficiency and competence in this field will support Audio-Technica’s continued ability to define, pursue and achieve our goals.”

Celebrating over 40 years of audio excellence worldwide, Audio-Technica is a leading innovator in transducer technology, renowned for the design and manufacture of microphones, wireless microphones, headphones, mixers, and electronics for the audio industry.

—For more information on the complete range of Audio-Technica products, contact Karen Emerson, Audio-Technica U.S., Inc., 1221 Commerce Drive, Stow, OH 44224. Tel: (330) 686-2600; Fax: (330) 688-3752; Web: