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Kodak Versamark Appoints Marc Johnson as Director of Industry Marketing

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DAYTON, Ohio, Jan. 4, 2005 - Kodak Versamark, Inc., a part of Kodak's Graphic Communications Group, today appointed Marc Johnson to Director of Industry Marketing. In this role, Johnson will work with Kodak Versamark's sales, product and marketing teams to promote the company's digital printing solutions to print providers, print specifiers, influencers, and industry associations. His activities will be focused on the graphic arts market segment. Johnson will report to Ron J. Gilboa, vice president of marketing, Kodak Versamark. Johnson has been involved with electronic publishing systems and desktop publishing since 1985. Prior to joining Kodak Versamark, Johnson was with Presstek where he was responsible for worldwide marketing activities and maintained critical business alliances with strategic partners in workflow, connectivity, and proofing. While at Presstek, he managed the successful launch of the Dimension series of Computer-to-Plate products. Prior to Presstek, Johnson spent eight years with Scitex America Corp., the U.S. sales subsidiary of Israel-based Scitex Corporation, where he served as product marketing manager, output imaging systems, and held a number of technical, sales, marketing, and business management positions with specific focus on Dolev(TM) imagesetters, Lotem(TM) CTP systems and Brisque automated PostScript(TM) workflow systems. Johnson is a frequent speaker at industry events such as GraphExpo, Seybold, BookTECH, FIEPAG, Graphics of the Americas, VuePoint, and numerous conferences sponsored by organizations including IPA, NAPL, PIA-GATF. "With his deep understanding of print provider requirements, coupled with his 20 years of experience in production, marketing, technology, and sales, Marc will play a key role in helping Kodak Versamark, and its customers, continue to grow and build the company's presence in commercial printing," said Gilboa.