Editions   North America | Europe | Magazine


Presstek Appoints Edward Marino as CEO, Hallman Remains on the Board

Press release from the issuing company

HUDSON, N.H., April 4 -- Presstek, Inc. a leading provider of direct digital imaging technology, today announced the appointment of Edward J. Marino as President and Chief Executive Officer, succeeding Robert W. Hallman. Mr. Marino is an experienced executive with more than 10 years of senior management responsibilities in the printing, publishing and digital imaging industries and has served on Presstek's board of directors for two years. Mr. Marino will transition from his current position as president and chief executive officer of Lightning Source, Inc., a leading print-on-demand and digital content delivery company serving the book publishing industry. Previous positions include president of Danka Services International, an international document management outsourcing company (formerly Kodak Imaging Services), and vice president U.S. sales and operations for the printing and publishing division of Eastman Kodak. Mr. Marino holds a Master of Science degree in electrical engineering and computer science from Drexel University. Mr. Marino also is a member of the board of directors of the Electronic Document Systems Foundation (EDSF). "We are pleased that Ed had agreed to lead the management team. He brings the right skills to the company at the right time," said Robert Hallman, who will continue to serve on Presstek's board of directors. Presstek's Board of Directors thanks Mr. Hallman for his vision and leadership as CEO of Presstek for the last three and a half years. Presstek, Inc. is a leading developer of digital laser imaging and chemistry-free plate technologies for the printing and graphic arts industries. Marketed to world-leading press manufacturers and directly to end users, Presstek's patented DI, CTP and plate products eliminate photographic darkrooms, film and toxic processing chemicals, reduce the printing turnaround time and lower the production costs. The company's Lasertel subsidiary supplies it with the valuable resources necessary for its next generation laser imaging devices.