Knowles names new president of intelligent audio

Knowles Corporation (NYSE: KN), a market leader and global supplier of advanced micro-acoustic, audio processing, and precision device solutions, has appointed Mike Polacek as its president of Intelligent Audio, the company said.

Reporting direct to the president and CEO, Polacek will be responsible for executing the Intelligent Audio business strategy to develop and deliver complete audio solutions to customers that leverage Knowles´ software, signal processing, and smart microphone technologies.

Knowles Corporation designs, manufactures, and sells micro-acoustic, audio processing, and specialty component solutions to the mobile consumer electronics, communications, medical, military, aerospace, and industrial markets worldwide. The company sells its products directly to original equipment manufacturers; and to its contract manufacturers and suppliers, as well as through distributors. Knowles Corporation was incorporated in 2013 and is headquartered in Itasca, Illinois.