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Presstek Appoints Susan A. McLaughlin President, ABD International and Senior VP Presstek

Press release from the issuing company

HUDSON, N.H., Jan. 24 -- Presstek Inc., a leading manufacturer and marketer of environmentally responsible high tech digital imaging solutions for the graphic arts and laser imaging markets, today announced that it has appointed Susan A. McLaughlin President, ABD International, North America (doing business as ABDick, a Presstek Company) and Senior Vice President, Presstek. Prior to joining Presstek, McLaughlin was involved in a variety of entrepreneurial enterprises in the service sector, including part-time CEO of a start-up information services company in Atlanta, Georgia. Previously, she was Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of AGL Resources, a $1.2 Billion publicly held company and the parent company of Atlanta Gas Light Company. Prior to joining AGL, McLaughlin was President of Consumer Services at BellSouth Telecommunications, Inc. Before that, she held a number of key executive positions at Eastman Kodak Company in both operational and financial management. While at Kodak, McLaughlin served as Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Eastman Kodak Company's $2.5 Billion Professional Division, where she managed the worldwide operations (including sales, manufacturing, logistics and service) of Kodak's second-largest business. Other key positions during her 10-year tenure include President, Kodak Imaging Services, General Manager, U.S. Operations and President, Eastman Savings and Loan. McLaughlin is a graduate of the University of Nebraska where she received her Bachelor of Science degree (with highest honors) in education with a major in Math. She has previously served on the boards of Target Corporation and Delphi Automotive Systems and is currently on the boards of nTelos Corporation, a regional telecommunications company based in Virginia, Spelman College, Mary Baldwin College, and The Women's Resource Center. Presstek's President and Chief Executive Officer Edward J. Marino said, "We are delighted to welcome Susan to Presstek's executive team. We expect that Susan's considerable business acumen and leadership skills, together with her solid strategic and operational experience, will make her a valuable member of our management team."