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Audio-Technica Honors Lienau AV Associates with Samurai Award for Second Consecutive Year

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Photo 1: Pictured L-R: Reid Peterson (Audio-Technica U.S. Director of Sales, Professional Markets), Jeff Beck (Audio-Technica U.S. Eastern Territory Sales Manager, Professional Markets), Michael Grieco (Lienau AV), Chris Hutnick (Lienau AV), and Phil Cajka (Audio-Technica U.S. President, Chief Executive Officer), at the ceremony presenting Audio-Technica’s Samurai Award during the 2018 InfoComm Expo on June 5 in Las Vegas.

Stow, OH 07-18-2018 Audio-Technica, a leading innovator in transducer technology for over 50 years, has recognized West Chester, PA-based firm Lienau AV Associates with its Samurai Award for the 2017/2018 fiscal year, for representing Audio-Technica in the territory of Metro New York City. This is the second year in a row the company has been recognized with this award, having previously won last year for covering the territory of New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Delaware.

Audio-Technica held the awards ceremony to honor its dedicated force of manufacturer’s representatives during the InfoComm Expo on June 5, 2018, in Las Vegas. The A-T Samurai Award recipient was congratulated for outstanding sales performance and bestowed with Audio-Technica’s beloved Samurai doll. Lienau principals Michael Grieco and Chris Hutnick accepted the award, which was presented by Reid Peterson, Audio-Technica U.S. Director of Sales, Professional Markets.

Peterson said, “Lienau AV Associates is a true industry leader, and we are pleased to be able to once again honor them with this year’s Samurai Award. Chris Hutnick and the rest of the crew have distinguished themselves with strong sales and a high level of service and support in Metro New York City. We are proud of their performance over the last year, along with the relationships that they continue to foster and their expertise surrounding the A-T product line.”

Celebrating over 50 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.

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