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Von Hoffmann Names Robert Mathews President and CEO

Press release from the issuing company

ST. LOUIS, Feb. 27, 2002 -- Von Hoffmann, a leading North American educational and commercial printer, has named Robert S. Mathews to the position of President and CEO. Mathews had been the President of Von Hoffmann Graphics for the previous two years. Robert A. Uhlenhop will assume the role of Chairman of Von Hoffmann Holdings, Incorporated. "I am pleased to be implementing a carefully considered succession plan positioning the company well for the future,'' said Mr. Uhlenhop. "Robert Mathews is a seasoned executive with a proven track record as an industry leader. He has provided outstanding leadership and guidance since joining Von Hoffmann two years ago. He has the vision and the wealth of experience necessary to lead the Von Hoffmann Family of Companies forward in our full service strategy to provide customers with industry leading solutions in print and print related services,'' said Uhlenhop. Mathews has over 25 years of industry experience. Prior to joining Von Hoffmann, Mr. Mathews served in a number of senior management roles in both sales and manufacturing at several of the largest printing firms in the industry. Von Hoffmann is a leading North American printer of educational and commercial products. From design, prepress, and print, through mailing, fulfillment, and distribution, the company offers a broad range of integrated services. Corporate offices are located in St Louis, Missouri.