ClearOne Names Steven Andresen Vice President Worldwide Sales

January 19, 2007
ClearOne Names Steven Andresen Vice President Worldwide SalesSALT LAKE CITY--(BUSINESS WIRE)----ClearOne Communications, Inc. (OTC: CLRO.OB) said today it has named Steven P. Andresen as vice president of worldwide sales, reporting directly to Zee Hakimoglu, ClearOne's president and chief executive officer.

Andresen, 38, brings 13 years of enterprise technology sales and management experience to ClearOne. Most recently, he served as regional vice president, responsible for global accounts, for SBC Communications (now AT&T) in its Advanced Enterprise Sales (AES) business unit, a network integration, emerging technologies and value added reseller. Previously, Andresen served as SBC's regional vice president in charge of 14 western states for AES. Earlier, Andresen held a variety of technology sales and sales management roles with such leading companies as Compaq Computer, Cable and Wireless and Cincinnati Bell Long Distance. In these roles, he led over $600 million in sales technology hardware and services sales, partnering with more than 100 technology firms such as Cisco, Nortel, Network Associates, Avaya, 3Comm, Hewlett-Packard, Deloitte and Touche and others. Andresen earned a bachelor of arts degree in business administration and psychology from Hope College in Holland, Michigan.

"Steven has broad senior level enterprise sales management experience, making him ideally suited for his role at ClearOne," Hakimoglu said. "He has partnered with some of the biggest and most well-known companies in the technology industry as well as dealers, end users, distributors and value-added resellers at the regional, national and international levels. His experience has focused on telecom and information technology product distribution and all aspects of client sales relationships. We look forward to his strategic insights as we enter new markets and expand our sales channels."

About ClearOne

ClearOne is a communications solutions company that develops and sells audio conferencing systems and other related products for audio, video, and web conferencing applications. The reliability, flexibility, and performance of ClearOne's comprehensive solutions create a natural communications environment, which saves organizations time and money by enabling more effective and efficient communication. For more information, visit ClearOne's website at


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