Analysts To Reveal Outlook for Imaging Industry at 2002 Lyra Imaging Symposium
Press release from the issuing company
NEWTONVILLE, Mass.--Dec. 20, 2001--Lyra Research has confirmed an impressive lineup of financial and investment panelists who will share their insight at Lyra's 2002 Imaging Symposium: Key Growth Applications in a Maturing Market. Collectively, these influential analysts are uniquely qualified to provide a timely financial outlook for the imaging industry. The panel entitled "The View from Wall Street: A Financial Analysts' Roundtable'' is part of the fifth annual Lyra Imaging Symposium being held at Marriott's Rancho Las Palmas Resort in Rancho Mirage, CA, January 21-23, 2002. The three-day event features keynotes from Vyomesh "VJ'' Joshi, president of Imaging and Printing Systems at Hewlett-Packard; Benny Landa, founder, chairman, and CEO of Indigo N.V.; and John Lang, senior executive vice president and COO of Epson America.
"These leading financial analysts will provide their perspectives on the performance of major imaging companies, future industry opportunities and concerns, and what current business trends mean to investors,'' commented panel moderator David Rocheleau, vice president of research and content at Lyra Research.
The financial panel will include the following individuals:
* Solin Cho, vice president, Morgan Stanley, Dean Witter;
* Shannon Cross, director, Merrill Lynch;
* George Elling, managing director, Deutsche Banc Alex. Brown;
* Gibboney Huske, director, imaging technology, Credit Suisse First Boston;
* Daniel Kunstler, managing director, JP Morgan; and
* Carol Sabbagha, vice president, Lehman Brothers.
"The combination of today's volatile economic environment and consolidation within the industry has caused many imaging firms a great deal of financial upheaval and market uncertainty. The investment community is taking a critical look at overall industry performance and is prepared to offer their insight. This roundtable discussion will examine the future outlook for key players, the health of the industry, and which firms are poised to be long-term winners,'' stated Rocheleau.
In addition to the content-rich agenda and recreational opportunities, Symposium attendees will have the opportunity to meetwith key industry vendors that will showcase their latest offerings. Sponsoring companies include Epson America, Indigo N.V., Agfa Monotype, Xerox Corporation, and Hewlett-Packard Company. Considered the preeminent industry event, the Lyra Imaging Symposium attracts industry executives from a broad array of hardware, software, imaging supplies, and related industry services firms, as well as press and investment professionals. More information about the 2002 Imaging Symposium can be found on the Lyra Research Web site at www.lyra.com.
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