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Paul Jacobs Named President of Klipsch Audio Technologies

Klipsch Audio Technologies announced that Paul Jacobs will be promoted to the position of president. 12/15/2003 7:00 AM Eastern

Klipsch Audio Technologies announced that Paul Jacobs will bepromoted to the position of president. According to chairman and ownerFred Klipsch, Jacobs will assume responsibility for all companyoperations on January 1, 2004.

For the past three years, Jacobs has served as executive VP and COOof the Klipsch Worldwide Products Group. He was responsible for overalldirection of the company's sales, marketing, engineering and productdevelopment functions, as well as being a critical member of the seniormanagement team. Prior to this, Jacobs progressed through severalexecutive-level positions at Klipsch, including executive VP, companyVP and VP of worldwide sales. He first joined Klipsch as amanufacturer's representative in 1991 after having served as salesmanager for Lyons & Associates, a consumer electronics rep firm,and regional sales manager for Fretter Appliance.

"I want to thank Paul for his hard work, leadership, commitment anddedication," Klipsch said. "Klipsch has achieved an importantleadership position within the consumer electronics industry, which isa great source of pride for all of us. With an awe-inspiring number ofnew and ground-breaking products on their way, a world-class teamassembled to make, market and sell them, and with Paul Jacobs as thepresident of our organization, the future of Klipsch Audio Technologieshas never looked brighter."

For more information, visit Klipsch at www.klipsch.com.