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New Hire and Promotions Position Ergotron for Growth
Executive Changes Put Renewed Focus on Ergotron and OmniMount Brands

Minneapolis, MN, Feb 5, 2014 – Ergotron, a Nortek company (Nasdaq: NTK), today announces organizational changes that will position the company for continued growth and profitability. Steve Baker has been hired as President of the Ergotron Business Unit and David Wardleworth has been promoted to Vice President of the OmniMount Business Unit.

“In the last few months we have made a number of organizational changes in order to drive growth and better serve our customers,” said Pete Segar, group president, display mount solutions for Nortek. Steve and David bring business savvy and experience to their new positions, and I am confident they will drive long term future growth in their businesses.”

As the president of the Ergotron business unit Baker’s role will be to drive top line sales, business management and product planning in healthcare, education and corporate office markets worldwide, continuing Ergotron’s mission to make productive, healthy, and ergonomic computing solutions affordable for the world’s computer users. Baker was previously General Manager, U.S. Division, at Nilfisk-Advance.

Wardleworth will be responsible for increasing OmniMount’s market share and product diversification for both retail and ProAV, and will oversee global sales. As part of the OmniMount growth initiative; Christine Berquam has been promoted to retail marketing manager and Michael Woods has been promoted to e-tail marketing manager.

“This past year has been significant for OmniMount with numerous changes to the product portfolio and aggressive new business strategies,” said David Wardleworth. “I look forward to accelerating our growth in the year ahead by capitalizing on our healthy pipeline of product innovation.”

To learn about Ergotron's entire line of solutions, visit www.ergotron.com or call 800.888.8458. To learn more about the OmniMount brand visit www.omnimount.com or call 800.668.6848. Nortek career opportunities are available at www.NortekInc.com/careers.

About Ergotron
Ergotron, Inc. is a global manufacturer of leading digital display mounting, furniture, and mobility products that have been improving the human interface with digital displays for over 30 years. This history of innovation and passion for differentiation is evidenced in over 70 patents and a growing portfolio of award winning brands—OmniMount®, StyleView®, TeachWell®, WorkFit™ and Neo-Flex®—for computer monitors, notebooks, tablets, flat panel displays and TVs. Ergotron’s products incorporate patented CF lift and pivot motion technology to achieve less effort and more ergonomic motion for a healthier and more interactive user experience when viewing any digital display. Whether to enhance computing wellness or entertainment excitement, improve workplace productivity or create business process efficiencies, Ergotron’s products are positioning your digital world. Ergotron is headquartered in Saint Paul, Minnesota, with sales efforts in Phoenix, Amersfoort, London, Tokyo, and Singapore. Ergotron is a subsidiary of Nortek, Inc.(Nasdaq: NTK), a global, diversified company whose many market-leading brands deliver broad capabilities and a wide array of innovative, technology-driven products and solutions for lifestyle improvement at home and at work. Please visit www.nortekinc.com for more information.

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