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Wednesday, November 9, 2016

Core Brands Appoints Neal Ellsworth to Product Manager, New Initiatives

PETALUMA, CALIFORNIA, November 9, 2016 – Furthering its commitment to innovating products for the custom installation industry, Core Brands today announced the appointment of Neal Ellsworth to the newly created position of Product Manager, New Initiatives. Effective immediately, Ellsworth will lead efforts to create new categories of products and new products within established categories working under the direction of Mike Jordan, Core Brands’ Vice President of Product Management.

“Neal brings an in-depth knowledge of product development that will significantly contribute to the evolution of our audio, control, and signal processing brands,” Jordan said today. “Neal will focus on categories that drive attachment sales to our current product offerings, while also helping our dealers to generate more business and satisfy their customers. With his experience, talent and keen eye, he will no doubt be a great addition to the team. We are honored to welcome him to Core Brands.”

Ellsworth formerly served as the Product Line Manager for Affiliate Products and Film Screens at SnapAV. Prior to entering the CEDIA industry, Neal worked as an Analyst at Accenture LLP. Ellsworth graduated from the University of Florida in 2012 after serving as a Reconnaissance Marine and Scout Sniper in Iraq during his four-year tenure with the United States Marine Corp.

“I am very excited to be a part of the Core Brands team,” Ellsworth said today. “The company is known for breaking boundaries and developing cutting-edge products that define the custom installation market. I look forward to continuing that tradition and growing our portfolio to create substantial business opportunities for our customers.”

About Core Brands

Core Brands combines the product and marketing strengths of iconic and award-winning control, audio, power management, connectivity and video distribution brands including ELAN®, SpeakerCraft®, Gefen®, Niles®, Panamax®, Proficient®, Furman®, Sunfire® and Xantech® to deliver a portfolio of connected home and commercial solutions to its channel partners and end users.