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Presstek's Kathy McHugh Appointed to NPES Board

Press release from the issuing company

Hudson, NH – November 19, 2008 – Presstek, Inc., a leading manufacturer and marketer of digital offset printing solutions, today announced that Kathy McHugh, Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer, has been appointed to the Board of Directors of NPES, The Association for Suppliers of Printing, Publishing and Converting Technologies. NPES is a trade association of over 400 companies which manufacture and distribute equipment, systems, software, supplies used in printing, publishing and converting.

"It is an honor to be named to the Board of Directors of NPES," said McHugh. "I look forward to representing Presstek in this role and to active participation in this important group as it works to continue to grow and add value to the printing trade." 

McHugh joined Presstek in May, 2008 and has more than 20 years of industry experience. She joined Presstek from Eastman Kodak, where she most recently served as Vice President and Regional Business Manager of the U.S. and Canadian Prepress Solutions Business Unit.

"Kathy's appointment to the NPES Board of Directors provides input from an industry leader working for an industry leading company," said Ralph Nappi, President of NPES.  "The NPES Board focuses on the strategy and direction of the premier graphic arts industry supplier association, which is a leading provider of market data, research and education, and fosters commerce for its members worldwide through trade shows and international offices.  Kathy's contribution on the Board will help assure NPES continues to serve our industry in an innovative and responsive way for years to come."

"In our role as an industry leader, we believe in the importance of giving back to the industry," added Jeff Jacobson, Presstek's President and Chief Executive Officer.  "One very good way to do that is by making our executives available for volunteer service such as McHugh's new role on the NPES Board of Directors.  We know that her knowledge and experience will be a terrific addition to the Board."