It is the policy of Harman International Industries, Incorporated (the "Company") that each of the Company's Executive Chairman, Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Chief Financial Officer and Principal Accounting Officer, and Controller, and each member of the Company's Board of Directors (the "Board"), shall be accountable to the full Board for adhering to and advocating the following principles governing their professional and ethical conduct in the fulfillment of their responsibilities:
- Act with honesty and integrity, avoiding actual or apparent conflicts between his or her personal, private interests and the interests of the Company, including receiving improper personal benefits as a result of his or her position.
- Perform responsibilities with a view to causing periodic reports to be
timely filed with the SEC, and to ensuring that such reports and other
by the Company contain information which is accurate, complete, fair
- Comply with
laws of federal, state, and local governments applicable
to the Company and the rules and regulations of private
and public regulatory
having jurisdiction over the Company.
- Act in good
faith, responsibly, with due care, and diligence, without
misrepresenting or omitting
material facts or allowing independent judgment
to be compromised.
- Respect the
confidentiality of information acquired in the course of
the performance of his or her responsibilities except
to disclose. Do not use confidential information acquired in
the course of the performance of his or her responsibilities
for personal advantage.
promote ethical behavior among subordinates and peers,
and prompt internal reporting to the Chairman of the Audit
Committee or, alternatively,
to the full Board of any violations of this Code of Ethics.
corporate assets and resources employed or entrusted
in a responsible manner.
- Do not use
corporate information, corporate assets, corporate opportunities
position with the Company for personal gain. Do not compete directly
with the Company.
- Advance the
Company's legitimate interests
when the opportunity rises.