Wayne L. Parker, CPA, Joins Presstek as Director of Internal Audit
Press release from the issuing company
Hudson, N.H. – May 23, 2007 – Presstek, Inc., the leading manufacturer and marketer of digital offset printing business solutions, today announced the appointment of Wayne Parker to the position of Director of Internal Audit. As such, Mr. Parker will be responsible for directing the company’s internal audit function, as well as leading the company’s Sarbanes-Oxley compliance efforts.
Mr. Parker’s experience with implementing Sarbanes-Oxley compliance programs extends back to the implementation of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002. The Act overhauled security laws by requiring public corporations to implement significantly more stringent financial controls, including expanded financial disclosures and certifications.
Mr. Parker comes to Presstek from the Eastman Kodak Company where he was, most recently, Director of Sarbanes-Oxley Compliance for the Graphic Communications Group. Prior to Kodak, he was Director of Internal Audit for Kodak Polychrome Graphics, LLC. Mr. Parker served as Vice President, Internal Audit Services for Harborview Partners, LLC, an internal audit and business advisory consulting firm. Mr. Parker has also held various financial roles, including Chief Financial Officer of a $20 million manufacturing and distribution company, Director of Internal Audit at a $1.4 billion international holding company with diversified manufacturing and distribution business units, Accounting Manager, Controller and Senior Auditor.
“We are delighted that Wayne has agreed to join us,” said Jeffrey Cook, Presstek’s chief financial officer. “Wayne’s solid accounting background, as well as his extensive Sarbanes-Oxley experience, is expected to serve us well in our efforts to improve our financial compliance efforts.”
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