AUDIO-TECHNICA NAMES UNITED SALES ASSOCIATES REP OF THE YEAR


Austin, TX 07-21-2007 NAMM SUMMER SESSION — Audio-Technica, a leading manufacturer of wired and wireless microphones and accessory products, has recognized United Sales Associates, Florida as its 2007 Rep of the Year. Marc Lee Shannon, Audio-Technica Vice President, Sales and Glenn Roop, Audio-Technica Director, Professional Product Sales, presented the award to United Sales Associates Principals Ed Rider and Wendel Hartman. John Cheese, A-T Territory Manager, Professional Products, joined in congratulating United Sales Associates on their achievement. Based out of Tullahoma, TN, and Jamestown, NC, United Sales Associates serves the territory of Florida, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands.

Audio-Technica held the awards ceremony during this year’s InfoComm Expo, on June 19 at the Napa Rose Restaurant in Anaheim, CA, to honor its dedicated force of manufacturer’s representatives. The A-T Rep of the Year recipient was congratulated for outstanding sales performance and bestowed with Audio-Technica’s beloved Samurai doll award. United Sales Associates was acknowledged for the consistent success of its efforts in the areas of sales, marketing and customer service.
Marc Lee Shannon, Audio-Technica Vice President, Sales, stated: “We recognized United Sales Associates with our Rep of the Year Award for their consistent success in the areas of sales, customer service and marketing Audio-Technica within their territory. United Sales has a vast knowledge and extensive experience in the market with a direct connection to their customers. Everyone at Audio-Technica has tremendous respect for Ed and Wendel’s commitment to growing and educating our market.”

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Photo Caption: Audio-Technica presents United Sales Associates with their Samurai award in honor of winning Rep of the Year. Shown from L-R: John Cheese, A-T Territory Manager, Professional Products; Philip Cajka, Audio-Technica President and CEO; Wendel Hartman, United Sales Associates Principal; Ed Rider, United Sales Associates Principal; Marc Lee Shannon, Audio-Technica Vice President, Sales; and Glenn Roop, Audio-Technica Director, Professional Product Sales
Photo by Ron Neilson of Clyne Media Inc. (This photo is the property of Ron Neilson/Clyne Media Inc., and may be used by the press only for the purpose of one-time reproduction. Unauthorized use, alteration or reproduction of this photograph is strictly prohibited.)

Celebrating over 45 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: www.audio-technica.com

Audio-Technica is exhibiting at Booth #608 during the 2007 NAMM Summer Session in Austin, TX.