Beaverton, OR – Dec 4, 2007 - Audio Precision, the world-wide leader in audio test and measurement, regrets to inform the Portland business community and the greater worldwide audio test and measurement community that on Friday, November 30th, Alan Miksch, AP’s President & CEO, died of complications from lymphoma. He was 56 years old.
Audio Precision posted the following statement on the company website
Audio Precision has lost an inspirational leader and a great man. After a 12 week illness, Alan Miksch, our President and CEO, died of complications from lymphoma on Friday, November 30th. Our thoughts and prayers are with Al's family at this difficult time.
We at Audio Precision will miss him dearly. Al was passionately loyal to the company and all of its employees, sales partners and customers. Although he served as our top general manager, Al was also a unique person who enriched many lives. Al’s quickness to listen, smile, then lead in collaborative discussions and decisions were hallmarks of his special style of management.
Thanks, Al, for the time we shared together.
-- The employees of Audio Precision
Audio Precision has offered to forward any messages of condolence to the family. To send a note, people are asked to email firstname.lastname@example.org and AP will forward the message. For anyone who wishes to make a charitable contribution in Al's name, his charity of choice was the Make a Wish Foundation.
Statement of corporate continuity
David Schmoldt, AP's Vice President & CFO, has been serving as interim Chief Operating Officer of the Company since September 2007. Bruce Hofer, AP Co-Founder and Chairman of the AP Board of Directors continues to be active in the Company, and has been working in close collaboration with the management team to insure a smooth transition.
About Audio Precision
Audio Precision has been designing and marketing audio test instruments since 1984. As the world wide industry leader in audio test, Audio Precision provides high quality solutions to help engineers worldwide design and build audio products that meet or exceed the highest performance standards. For more information, visit the Audio Precision Web site at http://www.ap.com.