SI Sound and Light Rotating Header Image

Sound Technology plc acquires Harman Pro UK



May 22, 2008 – Sound Technology plc has acquired Harman Professional Distribution Rights in the UK and Ireland from Harman International Industries Inc. The agreement transfers to Sound Technology a strong team of sales professionals and exclusive distribution rights for class-leading brands such as AKG, BSS, Crown, dbx, JBL Professional, Lexicon and Soundcraft in the U.K. and Ireland.

The statement from Harman International reads:

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 strategy.”

“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.”


Comments are closed.