Harman International, which was located in Washington, D.C., for most of the its history, this week officially opened its new headquarters in Stamford, Conn.
The office, which will include about 50 employees, will consolidate operations previously handled in Washington and Los Angeles. It is located on one floor of a Stamford office building.
"Consolidating Harman International's corporate functions into one location offers up a number of productivity improvements, including better collaboration among our divisions and increasing the speed of decision making," the company's Chairman and CEO, Dinesh Paliwal, said as part of the announcement. "With key operations in several locations around the world, Stamford is a central location to serve our employees and customers in the Americas, Europe, and Asia."