was appointed Senior Executive Vice President, Audio and ATLINKS
in March 2001. Since July 1997, he was Chief Operating Officer
and Executive Vice President for Audio and ATLINKS. He is
also responsible for the WIDE program since June 1999. From
October 1995 to July 1997, Mr. Arras served as Vice President
for Manufacturing Operations in Asia. From January 1993 to
October 1995, he was Vice President for Audio and Communications.
Between 1980 and 1993, he held various management positions
in the Audio Division as Vice President of the Audio Division,
Vice President for Home Audio Systems, Hi-Fi General Manager,
Business Development Manager for Audio & Communications, Audio
Market Manager, Tape Manager, Market Development Manager and
Product Manager. Mr. Arras is a graduate of Cornell University.