May 31, 2012
-- OLD LYME, Conn. - May 29, 2012: The U.S. subsidiary of headphone and microphone manufacturer Sennheiser named Amazon.com its 2011 dealer of the year in its consumer electronics category for generating more revenue for Sennheiser Electronic Corporation in 2011 than any other retailer. Amazon was also recognized for its excellent sales, customer service and overall presentation of Sennheiser's diverse product line.
"We are pleased to recognize Amazon as Dealer of the Year in the online retailer category,” said Bill Whearty, vice president of sales and marketing for Sennheiser’s retail division. “Amazon continues to deliver very impressive year over year sales growth; in fact, Amazon more than doubled its sales of Sennheiser products in 2011 over 2010. We are thrilled that Sennheiser products make an important contribution in Amazon’s premium brand assortment."
Sennheiser is a world-leading manufacturer of microphones, headphones and wireless transmission systems. Established in 1945 in Wedemark, Germany, Sennheiser is now a global brand represented in 60 countries around the world with U.S. headquarters in Old Lyme, Conn. Sennheiser's pioneering excellence in technology has rewarded the company with numerous awards and accolades including an Emmy, a Grammy, and the Scientific and Engineering Award of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.