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Roger Ilgen, Vice President, General Manager, GEI WideFormat

Monday, September 10, 2007

Press release from the issuing company

September 7, 2007 (North Canton, Ohio). Mr. Michael Brigner, Corporate Vice President of Operations/Acquisitions, Visual Edge Technology Inc. (VisualEdge), announced today that Roger Ilgen has been appointed to the newly created position of Vice President, General Manager of GEI WideFormat Sales and Service, a Visual Edge Technology Company.  Previously director of wide format equipment sales for the company, Mr. Ilgen will now lead the entire wide format operation with the added responsibility of the third party service organization, previously operating under the GEI CalGraph banner.
"On behalf of the VisualEdge Board of Directors, it gives me great pleasure to recognize Roger's tremendous talents and executive expertise with this appointment to the critical leadership role inour wide format operating company," said Mr. Brigner. "Roger brings over thirty years of industry experience to this leadership position. Under Roger's guidance, our total Wide Format group will be focused on continued increases in sales and service revenues and operating profit."
Prior to joining GEI in 2005, Mr. Ilgen was the National Sales Director for Tameran Graphic Systems, Inc. following his remarkably successful thirty year career at Xerox where his last position there was Director of Sales Operations, North America for XES, Graphic Arts Products. Over the last two years, he has been instrumental in achieving the solid and impressive growth of GEI WideFormat equipment sales as well as orchestrating the highly successful partnering programs and distributorship agreements with world-class wide format equipment manufacturers.
"The GEI WideFormat sales and service organization is a motivated team that works in concert to create customized solutions for large format end-user markets and to construct multi-manufacturer alliances focused on the customer. I'm very proud to be associated with such devoted professionals," said Mr. Ilgen.
About GEI WideFormat:
GEI WideFormat, a Visual Edge Technology Company, markets equipment, software, service and supplies on a direct basis as well as through a 100+ dealer network in North America. GEI WideFormat products include scanners, printers, MFPs, analog & digital copiers, poster printing solutions, and networked controllers sourced from world-class manufacturers. It is a full-service, wide format category management organization that creates customized enterprise solutions and multi-manufacturer alliances focused on customers from a wide variety of end-user markets. The wide format sales and service teams of GEI are capable of handling all aspects of an account's needs; equipment sales, service, supplies, management systems, training, technical support, logistics, software, installations and marketing.




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