DPA Microphones, a leading manufacturer of high-quality miniature microphone
solutions for professional audio applications, is pleased to announce that Kalle
Hvidt Nielsen will become the company’s new chief executive officer on
September 1, 2016. At this time, Nielsen will succeed interim CEO, Thorsten
Reuber, who has managed the company since January 25, 2016.

“I’m thrilled to join such a strong and talented team,’ says Nielsen. “DPA
sets the standard for professional-quality microphone solutions and I am
thrilled to lead the company as it continues to innovate the audio industry.’

Nielsen is accustomed to heading up companies that focus on high-quality solutions
and cutting-edge technologies. He brings over 15 years of experience in
directing technology-focused Danish companies. Nielsen comes to DPA
Microphones from Topsil Semiconductor Materials A/S, where he has held the
CEO position since 2011. Previously, Nielsen occupied CEO positions at Bang &
Olufsen A/S and Bruel & Kjær Sound & Vibration Measurement A/S. During his
time at the latter two companies, he gained extensive knowledge of running
businesses in the high-quality audio business, which will bring value to DPA.

“Kalle Hvidt Nielsen is a proven executive, who has managed to inspire the
companies he has led as well as delivered both short-term and long-term
growth,’says Karsten Langer, Chairman of the Board of Directors for DPA
Microphones. “We are fortunate to welcome such a strong leader to the company. I
am sure he will be a driving force behind DPA’s next period of growth.’