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Industry Veteran Lee Dodson to Lead Premier Mounts

Lee DodsonANAHEIM, CALIF. (July 23, 2009) – Recognizing that business growth in the Pro A/V and consumer electronics industry stems from new ideas and continued forward movement, Premier Mounts (www.mounts.com) has brought in Lee Dodson to lead the company as president. Dodson, a 25-year veteran of the Pro A/V industry joins the company from Extron Electronics where he was vice president of marketing. Officially taking over the reigns on September 1, Dodson will work in tandem with Premier Mounts’ founder and CEO Len Dozier to continue to deliver on the company’s promise of innovative product solutions and exceptional service.

“Through his roles at Extron and Sony as well as the InfoComm International Manufacturers Council and InfoComm executive committee, Lee has helped shape the Pro A/V industry,? said Len Dozier, CEO and founder of Premier Mounts. “He brings a strong passion for serving his customers in the Pro A/V channel and undoubtedly will move Premier Mounts forward with his leadership, enthusiasm and efficiency for pioneering new products in the marketplace. With his presence leading the company, I’ll be able to focus my attention on what I love the most – shaping the overall product vision and creating solutions that address customer’s most challenging mounting requirements.?

Actively involved in the Pro A/V industry, Dodson twice served as the elected chairman of the InfoComm International Manufacturers Council and board of governors and once on the InfoComm executive committee.

“Premier Mounts has earned a reputation for high-quality products and exceeding customer expectations,? said Dodson. “Len has built a company that stands out in so many ways. We’re intent on building from this exceptional foundation and taking Premier Mounts to become the company of choice for quality mounting solutions.”

As president of Premier Mounts, Dodson will spearhead the company’s reaffirmed emphasis on serving the Pro A/V channel and targeted retail organizations.

In his most recent position at Extron Electronics, a leading manufacturer of Pro A/V system integration products, Dodson oversaw Extron’s marketing activities in the United States, Europe and Asia, and was instrumental in continuing to build Extron’s market share. Under Dodson’s direction, the company dramatically expanded its product and services offerings and implemented an extensive suite of customer-focused marketing and educational resources, including Extron’s award winning Web site and respected training programs. Dodson began his career at Extron as director of marketing in 1999.

Prior to Extron, Dodson spent 12 years at Sony Electronics holding a variety of technology marketing roles including national product/marketing manager for Projectors and Monitors, and market development manager for Sony Broadcast.

About Premier Mounts
For more than 30 years, Premier Mounts has been at the forefront of the audio/visual industry, creating solutions that have opened new opportunities for the use of A/V technology in homes, businesses and educational institutions. A global leader in developing and delivering innovative supporting solutions for projectors and flat-panel displays, Premier Mounts pioneered the concept of the universal mount. Today, Premier Mounts’ employees around the world pride themselves on connecting customers to the finest mounting solutions for A/V technology. For more information on Premier Mounts, please visit www.mounts.com.

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