Sound Technology Acquires Harman Professional Distribution Rights in U.K. and Ireland
22nd May '08
Sound Technology plc announces the acquistion of the distribution business of the Harman Professional Group in the United Kingdom and Ireland from Harman International Industries, Incorporated (NYSE: HAR).
The agreement transfers to Sound Technology a strong team of sales professionals and exclusive
distribution rights for JBL Professional, Crown, Soundcraft, AKG, dbx, BSS Audio and Lexicon
products in the U.K. and Ireland.
“Sound Technology is a premier pro audio distribution business in the U.K. and Ireland with strong
market knowledge and a commitment to selling systems across Harman’s served vertical markets,”
said Blake Augsburger, Harman Professional Chief Executive Officer. “This direct-to-third-party shift
provides Harman the entrepreneurial drive necessary to support its international go-to-market
“We are thrilled to be representing the legendary professional brands of Harman International,” said
Robert Wilson, Chairman of Sound Technology plc. “The acquisition of Harman Pro’s UK distribution
with its portfolio of advanced solutions reinforces Sound Technology’s position within the M.I. industry
whilst substantially expanding and diversifying the company into the vertical markets of installation,
broadcast and touring sound.”
For further information please contact Sound Technology plc on 01462 480000 or visit