Stow, OH 03-04-2004 — Audio-Technica U.S., Inc., a leading innovator in transducer technology and electronics for the audio industry, has promoted David Hill to the position of Director, Consumer Product Sales. The announcement was made by Marc Lee Shannon, Audio-Technica Vice President, Sales, and further emphasizes the company’s ongoing commitment to the expanding consumer audio and entertainment market sector.

As Director, Consumer Product Sales, David Hill will manage the development and continued sales growth of Audio-Technica’s national and direct consumer accounts. In addition, he will work closely with A-T’s product development and marketing departments to maintain a strong brand direction and identity for Audio-Technica’s critically acclaimed line of consumer audio products. Hill joined A-T in 1992 and has built a successful career with the company, steadily advancing and consistently achieving positive results in his efforts within Audio-Technica’s sales department.

Commenting on Hill’s appointment, Marc Lee Shannon remarked, “For over a decade, David has been making notable contributions to Audio-Technica’s advancement in the consumer audio market. His progressive role in our company is based on an in-depth knowledge and solid understanding of our product line and business philosophy. Our recognition of David’s expertise and commitment is well-deserved, and his focus on initiating and strengthening relationships with key accounts continues to lead to increased sales and brand recognition for Audio-Technica.”

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: