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linear-acoustic-ed-simeone-headshot.JPGLANCASTER, PA. – Linear Acoustic, the leading authority in loudness control solutions for digital television, is pleased to announce that Ed Simeone is joining the company as vice president of U.S. sales. A highly regarded professional across the broadcast and pro A/V industries, Simeone joins Linear Acoustic to lead sales and support nationwide, optimize sales channels and continue growth across all domestic markets.

“Ed’s reputation in the industry as a consummate professional and authority on audio issues in the broadcast, live and pro A/V sectors precedes him,” says Tim Carroll, president and founder of Linear Acoustic. “I have admired Ed’s work in the industry and his in-depth experience will be an invaluable asset for our company and our customers. It is an honor to welcome him to our team.”

“As we continue to aggressively grow our customer base all over the world, Ed will provide our customers with unmatched support,” says Christina Carroll, vice president of global sales and marketing. “We have quickly established Linear Acoustic as a market leader, and Ed’s expertise will solidify our growth in the U.S. as we expand our customer base and foster new relationships.”

Simeone comes to Linear Acoustic after serving as founder, CEO, and later Chairman of TCUS, the North American distributor for TC Electronic A/S, a Danish developer and manufacturer of first class audio products for the broadcast, live and pro A/V markets. He had previously worked alongside Motown Recording artist Michael McDonald for 18 years, and has also worked for other high-profile artists including Toto, James Taylor and Journey.

“Excellent customer support can mean everything to a user, and my goal is to provide all current and future Linear Acoustic customers with service that is second to none,” says Simeone. “I am thrilled to work with Linear Acoustic to continue to build upon its already strong foundation in the North American market, re-affirming its dealer network and cementing its relationships with major customers.”

About Linear Acoustic:

Linear Acoustic is the leading authority in multichannel loudness control, upmixing, and distribution solutions for digital television. The company designs and manufactures the AERO™ range of audio processing solutions, e2™ (e-squared) multichannel audio backhaul and distribution, and MetaMAX™ metadata processing products and licenses key technologies to OEM partners. The company is actively involved in standards and practices creation within the ATSC and other international standards groups, is a member of the AES and IEEE, is a sustaining member of the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE), and is a premier member of the Sports Video Group. Linear Acoustic is also proud to have provided its UPMAX:neo™ 5.1-channel upmixer and technical services for NBC’s coverage of the 2008 Beijing Summer Games. Linear Acoustic is a member of the Telos group of companies along with Omnia and Axia. More information about Linear Acoustic is available at www.linearacoustic.com.

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