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These excerpts taken from the HAR 10-Q filed Nov 9, 2006.

PRINCIPAL EXECUTIVE OFFICER’S CERTIFICATION
PURSUANT TO SECTION 302 OF THE SARBANES-OXLEY ACT OF 2002

I, Kevin L. Brown, certify that:

     1.    I have reviewed this Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q of Harman International Industries, Incorporated;

     2.    Based on my knowledge, this report does not contain any untrue statement of a material fact or omit
            to state a material fact necessary to make the statements made, in light of the circumstances
            under which such statements were made, not misleading with respect to the period covered by this
            report;

     3.    Based on my knowledge, the financial statements, and other financial information included in this report,
            fairly present in all material respects the financial condition, results of operations and cash flows of the
            registrant as of, and for, the periods presented in this report;

     4.    The registrant’s other certifying officers and I are responsible for establishing and maintaining disclosure
            controls and procedures (as defined in Exchange Act Rules 13a-15(e) and 15d-15(e)) and internal control
            over financial reporting (as defined in Exchange Act  Rules 13a-15(f) and 15d-15(f)) for the registrant and
            have:

            (a)     Designed such disclosure controls and procedures, or caused such disclosure controls and procedures
                     to be designed under our supervision, to ensure that material information relating to the registrant,
                     including its consolidated subsidiaries, is made known to us by others within those entities,
                     particularly during the period in which this report is being prepared;

            (b)     Designed such internal control over financial reporting, or caused such internal control over financial
                      reporting to be designed under our supervision, to provide reasonable assurance regarding the
                      reliability of financial reporting and the preparation of financial statements for external purposes in
                      accordance with generally accepted accounting principles;

            (c)     Evaluated the effectiveness of the registrant’s disclosure controls and procedures and presented in this
                      report our conclusions about the effectiveness of the disclosure controls and procedures, as of the end
                      of the period covered by this report based on such evaluation; and

            (d)    Disclosed in this report any change in the registrant’s internal control over financial reporting that
                     occurred during the registrant’s most recent fiscal quarter (the registrant’s fourth fiscal quarter in the
                     case of an annual report) that has materially affected, or is reasonably likely to materially affect, the
                     registrant’s internal control over financial reporting; and 

     5.     The registrant’s other certifying officers and I have disclosed, based on our most recent evaluation of
             internal control over financial reporting, to the registrant’s auditors and the audit committee of the
             registrant’s board of directors (or persons performing the equivalent functions):

            (a)    All significant deficiencies and material weaknesses in the design or operation of internal control over
                     financial reporting which are reasonably likely to adversely affect the registrant’s ability to record,
                     process, summarize and report financial information; and

            (b)    Any fraud, whether or not material, that involves management or other employees who have a
                     significant role in the registrant’s internal control over financial reporting.

Date:   November 9, 2006        /s/  Kevin L. Brown                                                          
                                                    Kevin L. Brown
                                                    Executive - Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Assistant Secretary

PRINCIPAL EXECUTIVE OFFICER’S CERTIFICATION
PURSUANT TO SECTION 302 OF THE SARBANES-OXLEY ACT OF 2002

I, Bernard A. Girod, certify that:

     1.    I have reviewed this Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q of Harman International Industries, Incorporated;

     2.    Based on my knowledge, this report does not contain any untrue statement of a material fact or omit
            to state a material fact necessary to make the statements made, in light of the circumstances
            under which such statements were made, not misleading with respect to the period covered by this
            report;

     3.    Based on my knowledge, the financial statements, and other financial information included in this report,
            fairly present in all material respects the financial condition, results of operations and cash flows of the
            registrant as of, and for, the periods presented in this report;

     4.    The registrant’s other certifying officers and I are responsible for establishing and maintaining disclosure
            controls and procedures (as defined in Exchange Act Rules 13a-15(e) and 15d-15(e)) and internal control
            over financial reporting (as defined in Exchange Act  Rules 13a-15(f) and 15d-15(f)) for the registrant and
            have:

            (a)     Designed such disclosure controls and procedures, or caused such disclosure controls and procedures
                     to be designed under our supervision, to ensure that material information relating to the registrant,
                     including its consolidated subsidiaries, is made known to us by others within those entities,
                     particularly during the period in which this report is being prepared;

            (b)     Designed such internal control over financial reporting, or caused such internal control over financial
                      reporting to be designed under our supervision, to provide reasonable assurance regarding the
                      reliability of financial reporting and the preparation of financial statements for external purposes in
                      accordance with generally accepted accounting principles;

            (c)     Evaluated the effectiveness of the registrant’s disclosure controls and procedures and presented in this
                      report our conclusions about the effectiveness of the disclosure controls and procedures, as of the end
                      of the period covered by this report based on such evaluation; and

            (d)      Disclosed in this report any change in the registrant’s internal control over financial reporting that
                      occurred during the registrant’s most recent fiscal quarter (the registrant’s fourth fiscal quarter in the
                      case of an annual report) that has materially affected, or is reasonably likely to materially affect, the
                      registrant’s internal control over financial reporting; and 

     5.     The registrant’s other certifying officers and I have disclosed, based on our most recent evaluation of
             internal control over financial reporting, to the registrant’s auditors and the audit committee of the
             registrant’s board of directors (or persons performing the equivalent functions):

            (a)     All significant deficiencies and material weaknesses in the design or operation of internal control over
                     financial reporting which are reasonably likely to adversely affect the registrant’s ability to record,
                     process, summarize and report financial information; and

            (b)     Any fraud, whether or not material, that involves management or other employees who have a
                      significant role in the registrant’s internal control over financial reporting.

Date:    November 9, 2006       /s/  Bernard A. Girod                                                       
                                                    Bernard A. Girod
                                                    President and Chief Executive Officer

PRINCIPAL EXECUTIVE OFFICER’S CERTIFICATION
PURSUANT TO SECTION 302 OF THE SARBANES-OXLEY ACT OF 2002

I, Sidney Harman, certify that:

     1.    I have reviewed this Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q of Harman International Industries, Incorporated;

     2.    Based on my knowledge, this report does not contain any untrue statement of a material fact or omit
            to state a material fact necessary to make the statements made, in light of the circumstances
            under which such statements were made, not misleading with respect to the period covered by this
            report;

     3.    Based on my knowledge, the financial statements, and other financial information included in this report,
            fairly present in all material respects the financial condition, results of operations and cash flows of the
            registrant as of, and for, the periods presented in this report;

     4.    The registrant’s other certifying officers and I are responsible for establishing and maintaining disclosure
            controls and procedures (as defined in Exchange Act Rules 13a-15(e) and 15d-15(e)) and internal control
            over financial reporting (as defined in Exchange Act  Rules 13a-15(f) and 15d-15(f)) for the registrant and
            have:

            (a)     Designed such disclosure controls and procedures, or caused such disclosure controls and procedures
                     to be designed under our supervision, to ensure that material information relating to the registrant,
                     including its consolidated subsidiaries, is made known to us by others within those entities,
                     particularly during the period in which this report is being prepared;

            (b)     Designed such internal control over financial reporting, or caused such internal control over financial
                      reporting to be designed under our supervision, to provide reasonable assurance regarding the
                      reliability of financial reporting and the preparation of financial statements for external purposes in
                      accordance with generally accepted accounting principles;

            (c)     Evaluated the effectiveness of the registrant’s disclosure controls and procedures and presented in this
                      report our conclusions about the effectiveness of the disclosure controls and procedures, as of the end
                      of the period covered by this report based on such evaluation; and

            (d)      Disclosed in this report any change in the registrant’s internal control over financial reporting that
                      occurred during the registrant’s most recent fiscal quarter (the registrant’s fourth fiscal quarter in the
                      case of an annual report ) that has materially affected, or is reasonably likely to materially affect, the
                      registrant’s internal control over financial reporting; and 

     5.     The registrant’s other certifying officers and I have disclosed, based on our most recent evaluation of
             internal control over financial reporting, to the registrant’s auditors and the audit committee of the
             registrant’s board of directors (or persons performing the equivalent functions):

            (a)     All significant deficiencies and material weaknesses in the design or operation of internal control over
                     financial reporting which are reasonably likely to adversely affect the registrant’s ability to record,
                     process, summarize and report financial information; and

            (b)     Any fraud, whether or not material, that involves management or other employees who have a
                      significant role in the registrant’s internal control over financial reporting.

Date:   November 9, 2006        /s/  Sidney Harman                                                          
                                                    Sidney Harman
                                                    Executive Chairman

These excerpts taken from the HAR 10-K filed Sep 6, 2006.

PRINCIPAL EXECUTIVE OFFICER’S CERTIFICATION
PURSUANT TO SECTION 302 OF THE SARBANES-OXLEY ACT OF 2002

I, Kevin L. Brown, certify that:

     1.    I have reviewed this Annual Report on Form 10-K of Harman International Industries, Incorporated;

     2.    Based on my knowledge, this report does not contain any untrue statement of a material fact or omit
            to state a material fact necessary to make the statements made, in light of the circumstances
            under which such statements were made, not misleading with respect to the period covered by this
            report;

     3.    Based on my knowledge, the financial statements, and other financial information included in this report,
            fairly present in all material respects the financial condition, results of operations and cash flows of the
            registrant as of, and for, the periods presented in this report;

     4.    The registrant’s other certifying officers and I are responsible for establishing and maintaining disclosure
            controls and procedures (as defined in Exchange Act Rules 13a-15(e) and 15d-15(e)) and internal control
            over financial reporting (as defined in Exchange Act  Rules 13a-15(f) and 15d-15(f)) for the registrant and
            have:

            (a)    Designed such disclosure controls and procedures, or caused such disclosure controls and procedures
                     to be designed under our supervision, to ensure that material information relating to the registrant,
                     including its consolidated subsidiaries, is made known to us by others within those entities,
                     particularly during the period in which this report is being prepared;

            (b)    Designed such internal control over financial reporting, or caused such internal control over financial
                      reporting to be designed under our supervision, to provide reasonable assurance regarding the
                      reliability of financial reporting and the preparation of financial statements for external purposes in
                      accordance with generally accepted accounting principles;

            (c)    Evaluated the effectiveness of the registrant’s disclosure controls and procedures and presented in this
                      report our conclusions about the effectiveness of the disclosure controls and procedures, as of the end
                      of the period covered by this report based on such evaluation; and

            (d)    Disclosed in this report any change in the registrant’s internal control over financial reporting that
                      occurred during the registrant’s most recent fiscal quarter (the registrant’s fourth fiscal quarter in the
                      case of an annual report) that has materially affected, or is reasonably likely to materially affect, the
                      registrant’s internal control over financial reporting; and 

     5.     The registrant’s other certifying officers and I have disclosed, based on our most recent evaluation of
             internal control over financial reporting, to the registrant’s auditors and the audit committee of the
             registrant’s board of directors (or persons performing the equivalent functions):

            (a)     All significant deficiencies and material weaknesses in the design or operation of internal control over
                     financial reporting which are reasonably likely to adversely affect the registrant’s ability to record,
                     process, summarize and report financial information; and

            (b)     Any fraud, whether or not material, that involves management or other employees who have a
                      significant role in the registrant’s internal control over financial reporting.

Date:   September 6, 2006         /s/  Kevin L. Brown                                                         
                                                    Kevin L. Brown
                                                    Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Assistant Secretary

PRINCIPAL EXECUTIVE OFFICER’S CERTIFICATION
PURSUANT TO SECTION 302 OF THE SARBANES-OXLEY ACT OF 2002

I, Bernard A. Girod, certify that:

     1.    I have reviewed this Annual Report on Form 10-K of Harman International Industries, Incorporated;

     2.    Based on my knowledge, this report does not contain any untrue statement of a material fact or omit
            to state a material fact necessary to make the statements made, in light of the circumstances
            under which such statements were made, not misleading with respect to the period covered by this
            report;

     3.    Based on my knowledge, the financial statements, and other financial information included in this report,
            fairly present in all material respects the financial condition, results of operations and cash flows of the
            registrant as of, and for, the periods presented in this report;

     4.    The registrant’s other certifying officers and I are responsible for establishing and maintaining disclosure
            controls and procedures (as defined in Exchange Act Rules 13a-15(e) and 15d-15(e)) and internal control
            over financial reporting (as defined in Exchange Act  Rules 13a-15(f) and 15d-15(f)) for the registrant and
            have:

            (a)   Designed such disclosure controls and procedures, or caused such disclosure controls and procedures
                     to be designed under our supervision, to ensure that material information relating to the registrant,
                     including its consolidated subsidiaries, is made known to us by others within those entities,
                     particularly during the period in which this report is being prepared;

            (b)   Designed such internal control over financial reporting, or caused such internal control over financial
                     reporting to be designed under our supervision, to provide reasonable assurance regarding the
                     reliability of financial reporting and the preparation of financial statements for external purposes in
                      accordance with generally accepted accounting principles;

            (c)    Evaluated the effectiveness of the registrant’s disclosure controls and procedures and presented in this
                      report our conclusions about the effectiveness of the disclosure controls and procedures, as of the end
                      of the period covered by this report based on such evaluation; and

            (d)    Disclosed in this report any change in the registrant’s internal control over financial reporting that
                      occurred during the registrant’s most recent fiscal quarter (the registrant’s fourth fiscal quarter in the
                      case of an annual report) that has materially affected, or is reasonably likely to materially affect, the
                      registrant’s internal control over financial reporting; and 

     5.     The registrant’s other certifying officers and I have disclosed, based on our most recent evaluation of
             internal control over financial reporting, to the registrant’s auditors and the audit committee of the
             registrant’s board of directors (or persons performing the equivalent functions):

            (a)    All significant deficiencies and material weaknesses in the design or operation of internal control over
                     financial reporting which are reasonably likely to adversely affect the registrant’s ability to record,
                     process, summarize and report financial information; and

            (b)    Any fraud, whether or not material, that involves management or other employees who have a
                     significant role in the registrant’s internal control over financial reporting.

Date:   September 6, 2006        /s/  Bernard A. Girod                                                       
                                                    Bernard A. Girod
                                                    Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

PRINCIPAL EXECUTIVE OFFICER’S CERTIFICATION
PURSUANT TO SECTION 302 OF THE SARBANES-OXLEY ACT OF 2002

I, Sidney Harman, certify that:

     1.    I have reviewed this Annual Report on Form 10-K of Harman International Industries, Incorporated;

     2.    Based on my knowledge, this report does not contain any untrue statement of a material fact or omit
            to state a material fact necessary to make the statements made, in light of the circumstances
            under which such statements were made, not misleading with respect to the period covered by this
            report;

     3.    Based on my knowledge, the financial statements, and other financial information included in this report,
            fairly present in all material respects the financial condition, results of operations and cash flows of the
            registrant as of, and for, the periods presented in this report;

     4.    The registrant’s other certifying officers and I are responsible for establishing and maintaining disclosure
            controls and procedures (as defined in Exchange Act Rules 13a-15(e) and 15d-15(e)) and internal control
            over financial reporting (as defined in Exchange Act  Rules 13a-15(f) and 15d-15(f)) for the registrant and
            have:

            (a)    Designed such disclosure controls and procedures, or caused such disclosure controls and procedures
                     to be designed under our supervision, to ensure that material information relating to the registrant,
                     including its consolidated subsidiaries, is made known to us by others within those entities,
                     particularly during the period in which this report is being prepared;

            (b)   Designed such internal control over financial reporting, or caused such internal control over financial
                     reporting to be designed under our supervision, to provide reasonable assurance regarding the
                     reliability of financial reporting and the preparation of financial statements for external purposes in
                     accordance with generally accepted accounting principles;

            (c)    Evaluated the effectiveness of the registrant’s disclosure controls and procedures and presented in this
                     report our conclusions about the effectiveness of the disclosure controls and procedures, as of the end
                     of the period covered by this report based on such evaluation; and

            (d)     Disclosed in this report any change in the registrant’s internal control over financial reporting that
                      occurred during the registrant’s most recent fiscal quarter (the registrant’s fourth fiscal quarter in the
                      case of an annual report) that has materially affected, or is reasonably likely to materially affect, the
                      registrant’s internal control over financial reporting; and 

     5.     The registrant’s other certifying officers and I have disclosed, based on our most recent evaluation of
             internal control over financial reporting, to the registrant’s auditors and the audit committee of the
             registrant’s board of directors (or persons performing the equivalent functions):

            (a)    All significant deficiencies and material weaknesses in the design or operation of internal control over
                     financial reporting which are reasonably likely to adversely affect the registrant’s ability to record,
                     process, summarize and report financial information; and

            (b)    Any fraud, whether or not material, that involves management or other employees who have a
                     significant role in the registrant’s internal control over financial reporting.

Date:   September 6, 2006        /s/  Sidney Harman                                                          
                                                    Sidney Harman
                                                    Executive Chairman

These excerpts taken from the HAR 10-Q filed May 9, 2006.

PRINCIPAL EXECUTIVE OFFICER’S CERTIFICATION
PURSUANT TO SECTION 302 OF THE SARBANES-OXLEY ACT OF 2002

I, Kevin L. Brown, certify that:

     1.    I have reviewed this Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q of Harman International Industries, Incorporated;

     2.    Based on my knowledge, this report does not contain any untrue statement of a material fact or omit
            to state a material fact necessary to make the statements made, in light of the circumstances
            under which such statements were made, not misleading with respect to the period covered by this
            report;

     3.    Based on my knowledge, the financial statements, and other financial information included in this report,
            fairly present in all material respects the financial condition, results of operations and cash flows of the
            registrant as of, and for, the periods presented in this report;

     4.    The registrant’s other certifying officers and I are responsible for establishing and maintaining disclosure
            controls and procedures (as defined in Exchange Act Rules 13a-15(e) and 15d-15(e)) and internal control
            over financial reporting (as defined in Exchange Act  Rules 13a-15(f) and 15d-15(f)) for the registrant and
            have:

            (a)     Designed such disclosure controls and procedures, or caused such disclosure controls and procedures
                     to be designed under our supervision, to ensure that material information relating to the registrant,
                     including its consolidated subsidiaries, is made known to us by others within those entities,
                     particularly during the period in which this report is being prepared;

            (b)     Designed such internal control over financial reporting, or caused such internal control over financial
                      reporting to be designed under our supervision, to provide reasonable assurance regarding the
                      reliability of financial reporting and the preparation of financial statements for external purposes in
                      accordance with generally accepted accounting principles;

            (c)     Evaluated the effectiveness of the registrant’s disclosure controls and procedures and presented in this
                      report our conclusions about the effectiveness of the disclosure controls and procedures, as of the end
                      of the period covered by this report based on such evaluation; and

            (d)      Disclosed in this report any change in the registrant’s internal control over financial reporting that
                      occurred during the registrant’s most recent fiscal quarter (the registrant’s fourth fiscal quarter in the
                      case of an annual report) that has materially affected, or is reasonably likely to materially affect, the
                      registrant’s internal control over financial reporting; and 

     5.     The registrant’s other certifying officers and I have disclosed, based on our most recent evaluation of
             internal control over financial reporting, to the registrant’s auditors and the audit committee of the
             registrant’s board of directors (or persons performing the equivalent functions):

            (a)     All significant deficiencies and material weaknesses in the design or operation of internal control over
                     financial reporting which are reasonably likely to adversely affect the registrant’s ability to record,
                     process, summarize and report financial information; and

            (b)     Any fraud, whether or not material, that involves management or other employees who have a
                      significant role in the registrant’s internal control over financial reporting.

Date:   May 9, 2006                   /s/  Kevin L. Brown                                                         
                                                    Kevin L. Brown
                                                    Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Assistant Secretary

PRINCIPAL EXECUTIVE OFFICER’S CERTIFICATION
PURSUANT TO SECTION 302 OF THE SARBANES-OXLEY ACT OF 2002

I, Douglas A. Pertz, certify that:

     1.    I have reviewed this Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q of Harman International Industries, Incorporated;

     2.    Based on my knowledge, this report does not contain any untrue statement of a material fact or omit
            to state a material fact necessary to make the statements made, in light of the circumstances
            under which such statements were made, not misleading with respect to the period covered by this
            report;

     3.    Based on my knowledge, the financial statements, and other financial information included in this report,
            fairly present in all material respects the financial condition, results of operations and cash flows of the
            registrant as of, and for, the periods presented in this report;

     4.    The registrant’s other certifying officers and I are responsible for establishing and maintaining disclosure
            controls and procedures (as defined in Exchange Act Rules 13a-15(e) and 15d-15(e)) and internal control
            over financial reporting (as defined in Exchange Act  Rules 13a-15(f) and 15d-15(f)) for the registrant and
            have:

            (a)     Designed such disclosure controls and procedures, or caused such disclosure controls and procedures
                     to be designed under our supervision, to ensure that material information relating to the registrant,
                     including its consolidated subsidiaries, is made known to us by others within those entities,
                     particularly during the period in which this report is being prepared;

            (b)     Designed such internal control over financial reporting, or caused such internal control over financial
                      reporting to be designed under our supervision, to provide reasonable assurance regarding the
                      reliability of financial reporting and the preparation of financial statements for external purposes in
                      accordance with generally accepted accounting principles;

            (c)     Evaluated the effectiveness of the registrant’s disclosure controls and procedures and presented in this
                      report our conclusions about the effectiveness of the disclosure controls and procedures, as of the end
                      of the period covered by this report based on such evaluation; and

            (d)      Disclosed in this report any change in the registrant’s internal control over financial reporting that
                      occurred during the registrant’s most recent fiscal quarter (the registrant’s fourth fiscal quarter in the
                      case of an annual report) that has materially affected, or is reasonably likely to materially affect, the
                      registrant’s internal control over financial reporting; and 

     5.     The registrant’s other certifying officers and I have disclosed, based on our most recent evaluation of
             internal control over financial reporting, to the registrant’s auditors and the audit committee of the
             registrant’s board of directors (or persons performing the equivalent functions):

            (a)     All significant deficiencies and material weaknesses in the design or operation of internal control over
                     financial reporting which are reasonably likely to adversely affect the registrant’s ability to record,
                     process, summarize and report financial information; and

            (b)     Any fraud, whether or not material, that involves management or other employees who have a
                      significant role in the registrant’s internal control over financial reporting.

Date:    May 9, 2006                  /s/  Douglas A. Pertz                                                        
                                                    Douglas A. Pertz
                                                    President and Chief Executive Officer

PRINCIPAL EXECUTIVE OFFICER’S CERTIFICATION
PURSUANT TO SECTION 302 OF THE SARBANES-OXLEY ACT OF 2002

I, Sidney Harman, certify that:

     1.    I have reviewed this Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q of Harman International Industries, Incorporated;

     2.    Based on my knowledge, this report does not contain any untrue statement of a material fact or omit
            to state a material fact necessary to make the statements made, in light of the circumstances
            under which such statements were made, not misleading with respect to the period covered by this
            report;

     3.    Based on my knowledge, the financial statements, and other financial information included in this report,
            fairly present in all material respects the financial condition, results of operations and cash flows of the
            registrant as of, and for, the periods presented in this report;

     4.    The registrant’s other certifying officers and I are responsible for establishing and maintaining disclosure
            controls and procedures (as defined in Exchange Act Rules 13a-15(e) and 15d-15(e)) and internal control
            over financial reporting (as defined in Exchange Act  Rules 13a-15(f) and 15d-15(f)) for the registrant and
            have:

            (a)     Designed such disclosure controls and procedures, or caused such disclosure controls and procedures
                     to be designed under our supervision, to ensure that material information relating to the registrant,
                     including its consolidated subsidiaries, is made known to us by others within those entities,
                     particularly during the period in which this report is being prepared;

            (b)     Designed such internal control over financial reporting, or caused such internal control over financial
                      reporting to be designed under our supervision, to provide reasonable assurance regarding the
                      reliability of financial reporting and the preparation of financial statements for external purposes in
                      accordance with generally accepted accounting principles;

            (c)     Evaluated the effectiveness of the registrant’s disclosure controls and procedures and presented in this
                      report our conclusions about the effectiveness of the disclosure controls and procedures, as of the end
                      of the period covered by this report based on such evaluation; and

            (d)      Disclosed in this report any change in the registrant’s internal control over financial reporting that
                      occurred during the registrant’s most recent fiscal quarter (the registrant’s fourth fiscal quarter in the
                      case of an annual report ) that has materially affected, or is reasonably likely to materially affect, the
                      registrant’s internal control over financial reporting; and 

     5.     The registrant’s other certifying officers and I have disclosed, based on our most recent evaluation of
             internal control over financial reporting, to the registrant’s auditors and the audit committee of the
             registrant’s board of directors (or persons performing the equivalent functions):

            (a)     All significant deficiencies and material weaknesses in the design or operation of internal control over
                     financial reporting which are reasonably likely to adversely affect the registrant’s ability to record,
                     process, summarize and report financial information; and

            (b)     Any fraud, whether or not material, that involves management or other employees who have a
                      significant role in the registrant’s internal control over financial reporting.

Date:   May 9, 2006                  /s/  Sidney Harman                                                          
                                                    Sidney Harman
                                                    Executive Chairman

These excerpts taken from the HAR 10-Q filed Feb 9, 2006.

PRINCIPAL EXECUTIVE OFFICER’S CERTIFICATION
PURSUANT TO SECTION 302 OF THE SARBANES-OXLEY ACT OF 2002

I, Kevin L. Brown, certify that:

     1.    I have reviewed this Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q of Harman International Industries, Incorporated;

     2.    Based on my knowledge, this report does not contain any untrue statement of a material fact or omit
            to state a material fact necessary to make the statements made, in light of the circumstances
            under which such statements were made, not misleading with respect to the period covered by this
            report;

     3.    Based on my knowledge, the financial statements, and other financial information included in this report,
            fairly present in all material respects the financial condition, results of operations and cash flows of the
            registrant as of, and for, the periods presented in this report;

     4.    The registrant’s other certifying officers and I are responsible for establishing and maintaining disclosure
            controls and procedures (as defined in Exchange Act Rules 13a-15(e) and 15d-15(e)) and internal control
            over financial reporting (as defined in Exchange Act  Rules 13a-15(f) and 15d-15(f)) for the registrant and
            have:

            (a)     Designed such disclosure controls and procedures, or caused such disclosure controls and procedures
                     to be designed under our supervision, to ensure that material information relating to the registrant,
                     including its consolidated subsidiaries, is made known to us by others within those entities,
                     particularly during the period in which this report is being prepared;

            (b)     Designed such internal control over financial reporting, or caused such internal control over financial
                      reporting to be designed under our supervision, to provide reasonable assurance regarding the
                      reliability of financial reporting and the preparation of financial statements for external purposes in
                      accordance with generally accepted accounting principles;

            (c)     Evaluated the effectiveness of the registrant’s disclosure controls and procedures and presented in this
                      report our conclusions about the effectiveness of the disclosure controls and procedures, as of the end
                      of the period covered by this report based on such evaluation; and

            (d)      Disclosed in this report any change in the registrant’s internal control over financial reporting that
                      occurred during the registrant’s most recent fiscal quarter (the registrant’s fourth fiscal quarter in the
                      case of an annual report) that has materially affected, or is reasonably likely to materially affect, the
                      registrant’s internal control over financial reporting; and 

     5.     The registrant’s other certifying officers and I have disclosed, based on our most recent evaluation of
             internal control over financial reporting, to the registrant’s auditors and the audit committee of the
             registrant’s board of directors (or persons performing the equivalent functions):

            (a)     All significant deficiencies and material weaknesses in the design or operation of internal control over
                     financial reporting which are reasonably likely to adversely affect the registrant’s ability to record,
                     process, summarize and report financial information; and

            (b)     Any fraud, whether or not material, that involves management or other employees who have a
                      significant role in the registrant’s internal control over financial reporting.

Date:   February 9, 2006           /s/  Kevin L. Brown                                                         
                                                    Kevin L. Brown
                                                    Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Assistant Secretary

PRINCIPAL EXECUTIVE OFFICER’S CERTIFICATION
PURSUANT TO SECTION 302 OF THE SARBANES-OXLEY ACT OF 2002

I, Bernard A. Girod, certify that:

     1.    I have reviewed this Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q of Harman International Industries, Incorporated;

     2.    Based on my knowledge, this report does not contain any untrue statement of a material fact or omit
            to state a material fact necessary to make the statements made, in light of the circumstances
            under which such statements were made, not misleading with respect to the period covered by this
            report;

     3.    Based on my knowledge, the financial statements, and other financial information included in this report,
            fairly present in all material respects the financial condition, results of operations and cash flows of the
            registrant as of, and for, the periods presented in this report;

     4.    The registrant’s other certifying officers and I are responsible for establishing and maintaining disclosure
            controls and procedures (as defined in Exchange Act Rules 13a-15(e) and 15d-15(e)) and internal control
            over financial reporting (as defined in Exchange Act  Rules 13a-15(f) and 15d-15(f)) for the registrant and
            have:

            (a)     Designed such disclosure controls and procedures, or caused such disclosure controls and procedures
                     to be designed under our supervision, to ensure that material information relating to the registrant,
                     including its consolidated subsidiaries, is made known to us by others within those entities,
                     particularly during the period in which this report is being prepared;

            (b)     Designed such internal control over financial reporting, or caused such internal control over financial
                      reporting to be designed under our supervision, to provide reasonable assurance regarding the
                      reliability of financial reporting and the preparation of financial statements for external purposes in
                      accordance with generally accepted accounting principles;

            (c)     Evaluated the effectiveness of the registrant’s disclosure controls and procedures and presented in this
                      report our conclusions about the effectiveness of the disclosure controls and procedures, as of the end
                      of the period covered by this report based on such evaluation; and

            (d)      Disclosed in this report any change in the registrant’s internal control over financial reporting that
                      occurred during the registrant’s most recent fiscal quarter (the registrant’s fourth fiscal quarter in the
                      case of an annual report) that has materially affected, or is reasonably likely to materially affect, the
                      registrant’s internal control over financial reporting; and 

     5.     The registrant’s other certifying officers and I have disclosed, based on our most recent evaluation of
             internal control over financial reporting, to the registrant’s auditors and the audit committee of the
             registrant’s board of directors (or persons performing the equivalent functions):

            (a)     All significant deficiencies and material weaknesses in the design or operation of internal control over
                     financial reporting which are reasonably likely to adversely affect the registrant’s ability to record,
                     process, summarize and report financial information; and

            (b)     Any fraud, whether or not material, that involves management or other employees who have a
                      significant role in the registrant’s internal control over financial reporting.

Date:    February 9, 2006          /s/  Bernard A. Girod                                                      
                                                    Bernard A. Girod
                                                    Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

PRINCIPAL EXECUTIVE OFFICER’S CERTIFICATION
PURSUANT TO SECTION 302 OF THE SARBANES-OXLEY ACT OF 2002

I, Sidney Harman, certify that:

     1.    I have reviewed this Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q of Harman International Industries, Incorporated;

     2.    Based on my knowledge, this report does not contain any untrue statement of a material fact or omit
            to state a material fact necessary to make the statements made, in light of the circumstances
            under which such statements were made, not misleading with respect to the period covered by this
            report;

     3.    Based on my knowledge, the financial statements, and other financial information included in this report,
            fairly present in all material respects the financial condition, results of operations and cash flows of the
            registrant as of, and for, the periods presented in this report;

     4.    The registrant’s other certifying officers and I are responsible for establishing and maintaining disclosure
            controls and procedures (as defined in Exchange Act Rules 13a-15(e) and 15d-15(e)) and internal control
            over financial reporting (as defined in Exchange Act  Rules 13a-15(f) and 15d-15(f)) for the registrant and
            have:

            (a)     Designed such disclosure controls and procedures, or caused such disclosure controls and procedures
                     to be designed under our supervision, to ensure that material information relating to the registrant,
                     including its consolidated subsidiaries, is made known to us by others within those entities,
                     particularly during the period in which this report is being prepared;

            (b)     Designed such internal control over financial reporting, or caused such internal control over financial
                      reporting to be designed under our supervision, to provide reasonable assurance regarding the
                      reliability of financial reporting and the preparation of financial statements for external purposes in
                      accordance with generally accepted accounting principles;

            (c)     Evaluated the effectiveness of the registrant’s disclosure controls and procedures and presented in this
                      report our conclusions about the effectiveness of the disclosure controls and procedures, as of the end
                      of the period covered by this report based on such evaluation; and

            (d)      Disclosed in this report any change in the registrant’s internal control over financial reporting that
                      occurred during the registrant’s most recent fiscal quarter (the registrant’s fourth fiscal quarter in the
                      case of an annual report ) that has materially affected, or is reasonably likely to materially affect, the
                      registrant’s internal control over financial reporting; and 

     5.     The registrant’s other certifying officers and I have disclosed, based on our most recent evaluation of
             internal control over financial reporting, to the registrant’s auditors and the audit committee of the
             registrant’s board of directors (or persons performing the equivalent functions):

            (a)     All significant deficiencies and material weaknesses in the design or operation of internal control over
                     financial reporting which are reasonably likely to adversely affect the registrant’s ability to record,
                     process, summarize and report financial information; and

            (b)     Any fraud, whether or not material, that involves management or other employees who have a
                      significant role in the registrant’s internal control over financial reporting.

Date:   February 9, 2006           /s/  Sidney Harman                                                         
                                                    Sidney Harman
                                                    Executive Chairman

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