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Komori America Promotes Mark Hopkins to Regional Sales Manager for Central East Region

Press release from the issuing company

Rolling Meadows, IL, April 9, 2007 -- Komori America Corporation, a premier manufacturer of sheetfed and web offset printing presses, today announced the promotion of Mark Hopkins to Regional Sales Manager for its Central East region. In his new position, Hopkins will oversee all aspects of selling, servicing and financing of new and used Komori presses. He will also be responsible for the management and coordination of five district sales managers strategically located across the Central East region. This new territory consists of eleven states: Michigan, Indiana, Ohio, Western Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Tennessee, Kentucky, Mississippi, Alabama, Florida, as well as the Caribbean Islands. Hopkins began his career with Komori working for HRB, the exclusive sales and service dealer organization for Komori headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio. As HRB eventually assimilated into Komori America in 2002, Hopkins assumed the position of direct sales manager for the evolving company. In this role, he was responsible for the supervision and sales efforts of new and used Komori presses for select areas of the U.S. “Mark has proven himself to be a highly capable individual with a natural inclination for sales management and planning,” said Stephan Carter, President and COO, Komori America. “His leadership abilities and intimate knowledge of the needs of all sizes and types of printers make him the perfect person to head up this new territory. Mark will greatly contribute to the development of our presence in the Central East region.” Hopkins is a graduate of Colby College in Waterville, Maine and lives in Ohio with his wife and five children.