Industry Notable to Head U.S. Operations and A-BUS Licensing
Rosebery, NSW Australia December 12, 2006 - - LeisureTech Electronics, inventors of A -BUS® the popular multi -room audio technology, announced that Scott Sylvester has joined the company as Vice President of U.S. Operations. In his new role, Mr. Sylvester will primarily focus on business development and strategy of A -BUS technology as well as OEM product supply to LeisureTech's sixteen A -BUS partners located throughout the world.
The appointment is effective immediately with Mr. Sylvester based in his home office in Southern California just outside of San Diego, CA. Early in the new year, he will be traveling throughout the U.S. meeting with A -BUS licensees in support of their sales efforts.
With a successful career in audio that spans more than three decades, Mr. Sylvester was most recently with Sonance for seven years as Director of Product Strategy. Prior to that, he had long -term executive roles with other leading brands such as Denon Electronics, Yamaha Electronics and dbx.
One of the most popular figures in the consumer electronics industry, Scott Sylvester is particularly distinguished for his leading role in education. A frequent presenter at CEDIA and EHX, Mr. Sylvester is a member of the board of the CEA Multi -Room AV Council and also serves on the TecHome Education Committee.
About the appointment of Mr. Sylvester, LeisureTech Founder and Managing Director Andrew Goldfinch stated, "Scott's addition to our team represents a major step forward in our growth as well as our continued development as a leader in the multi -room audio market. With success comes a need for continuous improvement, especially in areas of developing our technology, our capability to leverage it and combining them with a clear vision of the future. Scott brings all that and more to LeisureTech, so along with everyone at the company, we are delighted to welcome him on board."
Commenting on his move to LeisureTech, Mr. Sylvester offered, "I am not only excited about the career opportunity for me personally but also for the exciting business opportunities for A -BUS and our partners. I have long admired LeisureTech and what they have been able to accomplish with A -BUS. With my background and focus on multi -room audio, I am confident I can help further develop the A -BUS platform and solidify its place as the affordable standard in the industry."
About A -BUS®
A -BUS technology, successfully utilized since 1998 and then launched worldwide in 2000, is quickly becoming the standard for affordable multi -room audio. LTE has been granted patents in Europe, Australia and New Zealand with a patent application pending in the U.S. A -BUS is also the recipient of numerous industry awards and media acclaim for innovation and excellence.
About LeisureTech Electronics
Founded in 1977, LeisureTech Electronics' is a global OEM technology provider and manufacturer for the residential systems market. LTE founder Andrew Goldfinch teamed up with Len Andrews in 1989 and in 1997 the ingenious duo invented A -BUS, a revolutionary technology for multi -room audio.
A -BUS, launched worldwide in 2000, is licensed to leading CE manufacturers and quickly becoming the standard for affordable multi -room audio applications. In 2005, LeisureTech opened its own design and manufacturing facility in Thailand to support its rapid growth while providing expanded resources for its customers.