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Heidelberg Digital Imaging Association (HDIA) Elects New Executive Board

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June 28, 2001 - The Heidelberg Digital Imaging Association (HDIA) announced that it has elected a new executive board to represent the industry's largest user group. Elections were held at the recent HDIA DIRECTIONS 2001 Annual Meeting. The newly elected officers are: * HDIA President: Rick Dyer, President & Co-Owner, Spire, Inc. Boston, MA * HDIA Vice President: Craig Beedy, Vice President, Technology, Sells Printing, New Berlin, WI * HDIA Secretary: John K. deLoach III, Owner & President, Crowson Stone Printing, Columbia, SC * HDIA Treasurer: John Gagliano, Executive Vice President, ASG Sherman Graphics, Chicago, IL In addition, the following special board positions were filled: * HDIA Technology Director - Jeff Broomfield, Operations Manager, Advance Printing, Paris, Ontario * HDIA Canadian Director - Alain Trahan, Director, Prepress Technologies, Transcontinental Printing, St-Laurent, Québec Commenting on his election to HDIA President, Dyer said, "I'm honored to be elected to this prestigious and challenging position. I strongly feel that in the current environment, the value of having a strong user group is more important than ever. As president of the HDIA Board, my goals are to help guide the future of the HDIA so that it continues to keep pace with rapid changes in our industry, to grow the organization, and to continue to foster active dialogue between the Heidelberg user community and the industry at-large." "The makeup of this new Board is outstanding," comments Joel Friedman, HDIA's Executive Director. "We have owners and production executives representing web and sheetfed printers, prepress shops, and digital printers. Their cumulative knowledge and experience is considerable, as is the recognition they have earned for integrity and leadership within the Heidelberg user/vendor community." Directors serving on the HDIA Board are: * Mario Assadi, Tulip Graphics, Berkeley, CA * Paul D. Barnes, Capital Spectrum, Inc., Austin, TX * Mike Chiricuzio, One Source Digital Solutions, Phoenix, AZ * Craig Landers, Image Express, a division of Williamson Printing, Dallas, TX * John Leininger, Clemson University, Clemson SC * Scott D. Leslie, Arandell Corporation, Menomonee Falls, WI * Michael Smith, Lehigh Colortronics, Elk Grove Village, IL * Sam Toll, The Electric Page, Sacramento, CA Non-voting Board Members include: * Chris Jackson, (Immediate Past President, HDIA) Vice President, Technology for Harper House, Dallas, TX * Niels M. Winther, President & CEO, Heidelberg North America, Kennesaw, GA * Joel Friedman, Executive Director, HDIA, Clifton Park, NY