Custom Solutions Expands Team

Customers Worldwide to Benefit from Karem Banna's Technical, Organizational and Marketing Expertise

GIG HARBOR, WA - Dec. 10, 2013 - Custom Solutions International (CSI), an international independent manufacturer's sales rep firm that caters to electronics manufacturers offering products in the growing Custom Installation, Home Cinema, Professional Audio, and Hospitality markets throughout the world, is proud to announce the addition of Karem Banna to the CSI team.


Banna brings 25 years experience to the CSI Team as well as a wealth of sales, marketing, forecasting, product management, and distribution management expertise, plus much more. Having held positions with companies such as Panasonic, Blackberry, Audio Video Innovations and Trends Electronics, his accomplishments include growing Panasonic's Mobile Entertainment Division from 6 to 17 percent market share and increasing sales at Audio Video Innovations by 47 percent. A highly motivated team player, Karem's experience makes him the perfect prospect to help in the growth and management of CSI's worldwide business.

"Karem brings a host of highly technical, sales and administrative talents to CSI," says CSI President, Roger Campbell. "Adding him to the CSI team increases the value we provide to our distributor and manufacturer partners, and will help us accomplish our mutual goals."

Responsible for managing all of CSI's business in Canada as well as supporting and growing CSI's efforts in other international territories, Banna will also be CSI's TRUFIG brand manager in addition to other select brands. "With Karem on board, CSI's ability to provide best-in-class international representation will be significantly enhanced," Campbell stated.

"I am excited to work with an internationally renowned organization that exemplifies the term 'best-in-class' through both products and personnel," says Banna. "I embrace the opportunity to learn from our distributors, and also to contribute to the growth and the mutual success of our manufacturers and CSI."

About Custom Solutions International - CSI represents "best-in-class" manufacturers offering products in the growing Custom Installation, Home Cinema, Professional Audio and Hospitality industries throughout the world. Founded in 2000, CSI supports its manufacturing partners with service, sales and marketing guidance, export assistance and order facilitation. CSI's brands include Sonance, iPort, Triad Speakers, TRUFIG, BitWise Controls, Cleerline/Planet Waves, Knoll Systems, and Richard Gray's Power Company. Media Contact: Kristin Lederman, +1 (317) 773-7949, kristin@customsolutionsintl.com, www.customsolutionsintl.com

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