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Darryl Jackson Named President and Chief Operating Officer of Harland

Press release from the issuing company

ATLANTA, Sept. 17 John H. Harland Company announced today that Darryl W. Jackson will join the company as president and chief operating officer. Jackson, 47, has more than 20 years experience in telecommunications consulting and operations, most recently with Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu where he was a partner in the firm's communications industry practice. While with Deloitte, he oversaw business development and delivery of large systems integration projects for the firm's communications industry practice, including leading the development of a software application architecture and approach for companies integrating front and back offices. "I'm delighted Darryl is joining Harland,'' said Timothy C. Tuff, chairman and chief executive officer of Harland. "His demonstrated ability to motivate individuals, improve customer satisfaction and deliver results will be a tremendous asset as we pursue growth opportunities for Harland.'' Jackson will work with Tuff to direct operations for Harland's three business segments: Printed Products, Software and Services, and Scantron. "Harland is a well-respected company with a proud history of accomplishment and talented employees,'' said Jackson. "We'll work together to strengthen relationships with our customers and build on the company's breadth of products and its channels of distribution.'' Prior to Deloitte, Jackson was an associate partner with Andersen Consulting where he helped lead the sales and due diligence effort of the largest IT outsourcing transformation project in the firm's history. He also led teams which streamlined software development, application and maintenance for project implementations. As chief operating officer of M.S. Carriers, Jackson focused on process and systems improvement to enhance the customer experience. He began his career with Milliken and Company and held a number of management positions with the leading textile and chemical company, including general manager of its automotive industry division. As quality director he developed and implemented the quality and indexed quality measurement system to prepare Milliken for the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award, which Milliken was awarded in 1989. Jackson received his bachelor's degree from North Carolina State University, and his master's and law degrees from the University of Virginia.

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