Recognizing the existing and emerging growth opportunities in Russia, Harman International has appointed Mr. Evgeny Konov as the Country Manager for Russia with the office located in Moscow. The Country Manager is responsible for refining a business plan for Russia and working with the Harman divisions and respective local distributors to capture further market opportunities.

Working closely with Mr. Konov will be the Harman Professional’s long-standing partner, A&T Trade. A&T Trade is recognized as the leading distributor of professional audio- and hi-end consumer audio products in Russia. Harman Professional is proud of its association and business relationship with A&T Trade as its sole distributor for Russia and looks forward to even greater success in segments of contracting, rental and retail. Country Manager and A&T Trade declare their mutual commitment to further building the partnership and boosting the Harman business in Russia.

HARMAN ( designs, manufactures and markets a wide range of audio and infotainment solutions for the automotive, consumer and professional markets – supported by 15 leading brands including AKG®, Harman Kardon®, Infinity®, JBL®, Lexicon® and Mark Levinson®. The Company is admired by audiophiles across multiple generations and supports leading professional entertainers and the venues where they perform. More than 20 million automobiles on the road today are equipped with HARMAN audio and infotainment systems. HARMAN has a workforce of about 12,000 people across the Americas, Europe and Asia, and reported sales of $3.6 billion for the twelve months ending March 31, 2011. The Company’s shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol NYSE:HAR.