Crestron Announces New Adagio® Marketing Manager

Keith Kennedy Joins Crestron as New Adagio Product Marketing Manager

ROCKLEIGH, NJ, November 4, 2008 - Crestron recently announced the appointment of Keith Kennedy as its new Product Marketing Manager for the Adagio® family of home entertainment solutions. Kennedy, who comes to Crestron from Niles Audio Corporation, will be based in Crestron's Rockleigh headquarters. Kennedy is a skilled electronic custom installation and technology professional with 25 years of industry experience that spans many industry functions. He is a well -rounded design engineer and custom installer with a proven history of integration experience.

Kennedy will be responsible for the sales and marketing of the Adagio line of integrated home entertainment systems. Adagio was launched in April 2006 with the AADS, AES and AAE. Most recently, Crestron announced the AMS and AMS -AIP. Adagio is one of the most popular and critically acclaimed product lines in the industry.
"We are very excited to welcome Keith as a member of the Crestron team," stated Randy Klein, Executive Vice President of Crestron. "He has a proven record of success in the distributed audio and home theater markets which I am confident will continue promoting our award -winning Adagio line."
Kennedy co -founded a successful, custom integration firm and expertly managed sales and marketing responsibilities. He is also highly qualified in the designing award -winning systems to meet customer needs in form, function and implementation.
While at Niles Audio, Kennedy was responsible for product management, developing specifications, maintaining technology roadmaps and instituting annual sales and revenue
plans. At Crestron, he will play a critical role in new product development, and creating and executing strategies for greater market penetration.
"After so many years in this industry, I was blown away the first time I visited the facilities at Crestron based on the level of professionalism and capabilities," said Kennedy. "I'm excited about the future potential of our new product lines and in joining such an exceptional and dedicated team."

Keith can be reached at 201.367.1065 or kkennedy@crestron.com.

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