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DAVID ROSE APPOINTED VICE PRESIDENT OF SAKURAI USA, INC.

David Rose has been appointed Vice President of Sakurai USA, Inc. following four years of increased sales and profitability as General Manager. The announcement was made today during PRINT 17 by Ryuta Sakurai, President of Sakurai USA, Inc., and its parent company, Sakurai Graphic Systems Corporation.

In his expanded role, Rose will be responsible for establishing and implementing strategic financial, sales and marketing direction and objectives, oversight of accounting, administration, operations, and for contributing to the overall profitability of the company. In addition, Rose retains responsibility for direct and dealer/agent sales for screen and offset press systems, peripherals, as well as service, replacement parts and training.

“David Rose has had an impressive track record of sales growth and profitability as General
Manager and has established Sakurai as the industry leader in sheet-fed screen press technology in North America, Mexico and Central America,” Ryuta Sakurai said. “We are anticipating another successful year for Sakurai USA and I wish him continued growth and success in this key role.”

Rose, who joined Sakurai USA in 2006 as National Sales Manager - Screen Press Systems, brings over 30 years of sales and management experience in the screen printing industry to his expanded position as Vice President. In addition to his responsibilities as General Manager, Rose will lead his team in representing and promoting the sale or Sakurai’s screen and offset press product lines, parts and service in North America, Mexico and Central America from Sakurai’s North American headquarters in Schaumburg, Illinois.