ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.--Feb. 25, 2002--Danka Business Systems today announced the appointment of W. Andrew McKenna and Richard M. Haddrill to its Board of Directors.
Mr. McKenna is the former President and Director of SciQuest.com, a business to business e-marketplace for scientific products. Prior to SciQuest.com, Mr. McKenna was employed by The Home Depot as Senior Vice President, Strategic Business Development and Import/Logistics from January 1998 to January 2000; as President of the Midwestern Division from 1994 to 1998; and as Chief Information Officer from 1990 to 1994. Prior to The Home Depot, Mr. McKenna spent 16 years with Deloitte & Touche. Mr. McKenna is also a member of the Board of Auto Zone, Inc.
Mr. Haddrill is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Manhattan Associates, a Nasdaq listed global leader in providing supply chain execution and collaborative commerce solutions. Prior to joining Manhattan Associates, Mr. Haddrill was President and Chief Executive Officer of Powerhouse Technologies, a Nasdaq listed company. Mr. Haddrill also spent 16 years at Ernst & Young where he held various key leadership positions, including Managing Partner of the Rocky Mountain Region and National Director of Entrepreneurial Services.
Danka Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Lang Lowrey, commented: "We are fortunate to add these two distinguished gentlemen to our Board of Directors. They will bring to Danka an incredible breadth of experience in critical areas of operation, sales and marketing, accounting and finance. They are both technologically oriented and will be instrumental in our efforts to bring new value-added services and products to our customers.''
The Company also announced that Anthony Tutrone has resigned from its Board of Directors and will be replaced by a nominee of the owners of the Company's participating shares, who are entitled to elect two Directors to the Company's Board of Directors. The Company expects that the participating shareholders will elect a new Director in the near future.
Danka Business Systems, PLC, headquartered in London, England, and St. Petersburg, Florida, is one of the world's leading providers of office imaging solutions and related services and supplies. Danka provides office imaging equipment and related services, parts and supplies to customers in 27 countries around the world. For additional information about copier, printer and other office imaging products from Danka, visit the web site at: http://www.danka.com.
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