David Smith Promoted to Lencore Acoustics Chief Operating Officer

Woodbury, NY – Lencore Acoustics, the global technology leader in workplace noise solutions and a
wholly-owned subsidiary of Emmis Communications (NASDAQ OTC: EMMS), announced today the
appointment of David Smith as Chief Operating Officer.

Smith has spent the past nine years leading Lencore’s marketing and business strategy functions. Smith’s deep experience in architectural products and building materials includes prior marketing and strategy roles at Schneider Electric, USG, and Nudo Products. In addition to continuing responsibility for marketing, Smith will now lead the company’s product engineering, manufacturing, and customer fulfillment functions.

“David’s vast experience and passion for providing our growing customer base with the best in sound masking solutions for office comfort, productivity, and speech privacy makes him the perfect choice to lead our Lencore operations team. Sound masking is a critical addition to any post-COVID workplace and David and the Lencore Operations team are prepared to continue to exceed the expectations of our office space users, architects, and AV integrators with the industry’s best products,” commented Patrick Walsh, Emmis Communications President.

About Lencore Acoustics LLC
Lencore manufactures masking, paging and audio systems that include networked systems, in-plenum systems, direct fired systems, networked direct fired systems, centralized, decentralized, and remote sound masking systems. Lencore i.Net system meets the UL standard to interface with a fire alarm control unit in order to mute in the event of an emergency, and is UL listed for use in air-handling spaces and have been independently tested to meet ASTM standards for speech privacy and ANSI standards for open platform. Lencore i.Net® speakers are UL listed for fire alarm, emergency, professional and commercial use, in accordance with UL 2572, UL 1480 and NFPA 72. For more information on Lencore’s systems, contact Lencore at info@lencore.com or call 516-682-9292.

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