Graham Hallett Named Xantech President

CE Veteran to Guide Company as it Continues Bringing Innovative CI Solutions to Market

Sylmar, Calif. - August 6, 2007 - Xantech Corporation, a leading producer of innovative, reliable and problem -solving custom installation signal processing and control systems, today announced the appointment of Graham Hallett to the position of President. Hallett will be responsible for steering the company's strategic vision while cultivating growth in the U.S. and internationally.

"We're certain that Xantech dealers will be very pleased to see Graham heading our efforts, said Rick Blair, vice president of sales and marketing for Xantech. "We can all expect him to continue to set the highest standards for timely product innovation, dealer relations and operational excellence."

Hallett is a highly experienced, widely -respected leader in the consumer electronics industry and has served in senior executive positions at McIntosh, Onkyo, and Harman/Kardon. He commented: "Throughout my career, I've been familiar with Xantech and its products. I must say I am very pleased to join an organization with such a well respected brand name and one that we can build to be an even more significant player in the marketplace. All of us look forward to bringing continued excitement and innovation to this well respected company."

Blair added: "As we grow and take on new challenges in terms of providing elegant solutions via innovative products and maintaining excellent customer service and relationships, Xantech needs exceptional leadership. Graham's extensive consumer electronics background and track record of success, creativity, and management competence bode extremely well for Xantech going forward. We are excited to work with Graham and welcome him enthusiastically to the Xantech family."

About Xantech Corporation

Established in 1969, Xantech Corporation ( designs and manufactures an extensive range of state of the art A/V Distribution and Control Systems, and Component Products, many of which have become the de facto industry standards. Since 1969, over two million of these systems have been installed worldwide.

The Xantech product line includes LCD Touchpanel Controllers, Multi -Zone, Multi -Source Audio/Video Systems, Multi -Zone, Multi -Source Pre -amplifiers, Multi -Channel Audio Amplifiers, Infrared Receivers, Remote Control Switchers, Interface Modules, IR Connecting Blocks, IR Emitters, Volume Controls and IR Accessories. Products are sold to Professional Installers and Distributors directly from Xantech.

Xantech's products are marketed in North and South America, Australia, New Zealand, Asia, and Europe. Xantech is a subsidiary of Nortek, Inc. (www.nortek, a multinational manufacturer and distributor of building products for residential and commercial markets. Nortek, established in 1967, is headquartered in Providence, Rhode Island.

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