Al Burdett Rejoins Niles as Vice President, Products

Focus Will Be On Implementing Niles' Next Generation Products and Strategies

Niles Audio Corporation, The First Name In Custom Installation®, today announced Al Burdett has rejoined Niles Audio Corporation as Vice President, Products. In his new position, Burdett will be responsible for strategic planning, product marketing and program management.

For more than a decade, Burdett served as Niles' Vice President of Marketing and was responsible for marketing, brand development and many aspects of product development, including product design and ergonomics. Over the years, Al was instrumental in bringing to market industry -defining products such as the IntelliPad® Wall -Mount Keypad; the OS -10 Indoor/Outdoor Loudspeaker (as well as scores of in -wall and in -ceiling models); the IntelliControl® Home Theater Automation System; the SI -1200 12 Channel Amplifier; and the ZR -4630 MultiZone Receiver. During his tenure, Niles rapidly became the recognized leader for audio/video custom installation products.

"Albert's return to Niles reinforces our strategy to provide our customers with a constant stream of industry -leading products for each of our core segments," said Niles President, Frank Sterns. "We'll look to leverage his years of industry experience, creative thinking and leadership ability to achieve the company's goals," Sterns added.

In his new role, Burdett is charged with implementing the infrastructure required to support Niles' strategy to constantly provide major market segments, which include loudspeakers, home systems and integration solutions, with a complete and up -to -date assortment.

"It's great to be back at Niles and once again part of an exciting, evolving industry", says Burdett, "I look forward to continuing Niles' heritage for innovation and superior quality products."

Burdett holds several design and utility patents and has been recognized for excellence advertising, product design and packaging. He resides in Pinecrest, Fla. with his wife Alexandra and daughter Sophia.

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