Leon Speakers Marches Forward With Five New Independent Sales Reps in the U.S. and Two New International Distributors in Canada and the U.K.

Throughout its history, Leon Speakers has never been in the habit of standing still in the face of industry change. In keeping with this trend, the company today announced it is continuing to expand its market presence.

ANN ARBOR, Mich. - Dec. 15, 2009 - Throughout its history, Leon Speakers has never been in the habit of standing still in the face of industry change. In keeping with this trend, the company today announced it is continuing to expand its market presence with sales representative and distributor additions in support of its direction as a provider of high -fidelity, immersive custom audio solutions for luxury "Living -Space Theater™," where theater systems don't just match the display, but integrate seamlessly into any room where the A/V experience is enjoyed.


Leon Speakers has added five independent sales reps in the U.S. to accommodate its growing dealer base in the Southwest, Pacific Northwest, Southeast, and Hawaii. In addition, the company has added two new distributors, one in Canada and one in the U.K., to meet the demand for Leon's new and enhanced solutions abroad.

"This is an exciting and rewarding time for Leon Speakers. Our move to reshape the perception of the company and steer it in a different direction has been met with a warm reception from the industry, and as a result our dealer base is steadily growing," said Noah Kaplan, founder and president of Leon Speakers. "To accommodate this growth, we first strengthened our internal sales staff, and have now bolstered our rep force and distribution network as we continue our expansion efforts."

Additions to Leon's rep force include:
• Innovative Consulting and Marketing: Serving Arizona and northern Nevada (http://www.innovativeconsult.com)
• N&S Marketing and Sales: Serving the Pacific Northwest (http://www.n -smarketing.com)
• Orion Integrated Systems: Serving Florida (http://www.orionintegrated.com)
• PSG, Inc.: Serving Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee (http://www.psgreps.com)
• Pride of Hawaii: Serving Hawaii (http://www.prideofhawaiisales.com)

Leon's new distributors include:
• Genesis Technologies UK: Serving the United Kingdom (http://www.genesistechnologies.co.uk)
• Sound Developments: Serving Canada (http://www.sounddevelopments.com)

"We are pleased to be partnered with companies that enjoy such solid reputations for quality and service," added Kaplan. "These new additions will mean greater access to our entire line of solutions for our customers, and stronger local relationships combined with excellent sales support for our dealers."

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About the Leon Speaker Corporation
The Leon Speakers Corporation, established in 1995 in Ann Arbor, Mich., is a worldwide leader in high -performance, audiophile -grade on -wall loudspeakers. Leon Speakers pioneered the design, research and development, and refinement of high -fidelity on -wall loudspeakers. Today, this innovative company meticulously handcrafts a full range of elegant loudspeaker solutions, seeking to bring immersive home theater experiences into luxury living spaces.

Leon Speakers solutions are available exclusively at high -end audio/video retailers nationwide.

For more information, please call +1 (888) 213 -5015 or visit www.leonspeakers.com.

All trademarks and registered trademarks mentioned herein are the property of their respective owners.

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