Harman Brazil

W ith a large global structure of $8 billion, the com- pany entered the Samsung conglomerate in 2017, which acquired Harman International.“There is a global infrastructure that allows us to access technologies, partnerships, and suppliers in a truly globalized business environment,” says Harman Brazil Automotive Engi- neering Director Flavio Sakai. Harman Brazil has been operating in the country for 7years, since acquiring Selenium, the manufacturer of analog speakers and amplifiers.At the time, the company operated mainly in the field of aftermarket car audio and in the professional sound market of large-sized show business. Before buying Selenium- a company of Rio Grande do Sul state, founded in 1958-Harman worked in the national market through distributors. “It was an adventure because Selenium operated in the pro- HARMAN BRAZIL BEST PRACTICES IN RECORDINGS AND IN THE AUTOMOTIVE INDUSTRY HARMAN BRAZIL WHAT: A connected car technology and lifestyle audio company WHERE: Headquarters in Santa Rita, RS, Brazil WEBSITE: www.harman.com AT A GLANCE HARMAN BRAZIL