HUDSON, N.H., March 24 -- Presstek, Inc., a leading provider of environmentally responsible digital imaging solutions for the graphic arts and laser imaging markets, today announced that John W. Dreyer has been appointed Lead Director of Presstek's Board of Directors. As Lead Director, Mr. Dreyer will work in partnership with the Company's Chief Executive Officer and other Board members in establishing the company's strategic direction.
Mr. Dreyer has been a member of Presstek's Board of Director's since 1996, and has extensive expertise within the printing and graphic arts industries. He retired as chief executive officer and chairman of the board of Pitman Company in December 2000.
"I am delighted to have been given the opportunity to lead Presstek's Board of Directors at this particular time in the company's history," said Dreyer. "Presstek's progress over the past three years has been remarkable, and the events of the past year have truly transformed the company into a broad-based and vibrant organization."
Presstek's President and Chief Executive Officer Edward J. Marino said, "It has been my pleasure to have worked with John on Presstek's board of directors since I joined the company in 1999. His vast industry experience and solid business acumen have contributed significantly to Presstek's success. I look forward to his continued counsel and insight which have been, and will continue to be, invaluable."
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