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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

WAVES LIVE APPOINTS KEN “POOCH” VAN DRUTEN AS PRODUCT SPECIALIST

— Acclaimed FOH Engineer will share his knowledge and experience with Waves team for ongoing development of Live Sound Technologies —

TEL AVIV, ISRAEL, January 8, 2010Waves Audio is pleased to announce that acclaimed Front-of-House (FOH) engineer Ken “Pooch” Van Druten has joined the Waves Live Division as a Product Specialist. Most recently on tour with 50+ million-selling rockers Linkin Park, Van Druten brings with him decades of experience as a first-call live sound engineer. A graduate of Boston’s Berklee College of Music, he has worked with a veritable “Who’s Who” of contemporary musical acts, including Beastie Boys, Jay-Z, Kid Rock, Eminem, Whitney Houston and many, many more.

As part of his role as a Waves Product Specialist, Van Druten will be called upon to share his vast knowledge with the Waves customer base, as well as shed light upon the digital revolution now taking place in the Live sound arena. As an early adopter of Waves plug-ins for Live sound, “Pooch” is uniquely qualified to communicate the tremendous technological transformation now taking place, as well as explain the intricacies of this transition, based on his own real-world experience. As one of the busiest FOH engineers in the business, Van Druten will draw upon his ongoing activities to expand the breadth of his expertise, bringing with him up-to-the-minute knowledge of the trends, changes and challenges facing of the world of Live sound.

Waves CEO Gilad Keren stated, “Pooch is one of the very best at what he does, and his input is invaluable to both the Waves team and our end users. The Waves Live Division is dedicated to providing performers and live sound engineers market-driven products and state-of-the-art solutions, and, with his decades of experience in every aspect of live sound and touring, there is no one better to help advise us in these endeavors than Pooch. We welcome him to the team and look forward to working with him.”

For more information, please visit www.waveslive.com or www.waves.com.

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About Waves Ltd.:
Waves is a leading provider of audio DSP solutions for professional, broadcast, and consumer electronics audio markets. Waves has over 15 years of expertise in the development of psycho-acoustic signal processing algorithms that leverage knowledge on the human perception of hearing to radically improve perceived sound quality. Waves’ award-winning processors are utilized to improve sound quality in the creation of hit records, major motion pictures, and popular video games worldwide. Waves offers computer software solutions as well as hardware plus software solutions for the professional and broadcast markets. Under its Maxx brand, Waves offers semiconductor and licensable algorithms for consumer electronics applications. Waves’ Maxx technologies dramatically enhance audio performance and are used by industry leaders such as Sony, Sanyo, JVC, Toshiba, and many others. For more information, visit the Waves web site at http://www.waves.com.

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