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Maxcess Announces Leadership Moves

February 1, 2011

Maxcess, a global leader in innovative products and services for the web handling industry announced leadership changes.

Dan Crofford, vice president of North America, Francesco Cristante, managing director of Europe, and Robert Liu, managing director of China will foster operational excellence while maintaining a flexible network of production locations worldwide to meet customer demand.

To further ensure consistency worldwide and deliver greater value to the customer, Doug Knudtson, vice president global operations will facilitate the sharing of best practices among Maxcess operations around the world. Ron Schmidt, vice president – Asia Pacific will be responsible for sales growth throughout Asia, South America and other emerging markets, with additional responsibility for Maxcess factories and offices in Japan, India, Singapore and Brazil to support Maxcess customers as they expand into new, fast-growing regions.

Merlyn DeVries, chief financial officer, will serve as a key advisor on major strategic issues to secure a strong financial foundation, supporting future growth and innovation from Maxcess.

"This team represents the best-of-class leadership that will secure our future by delivering Fife, Magpowr and Tidland products when and where our customers need them," said Greg Jehlik, CEO of Maxcess. "The framework is now set to ensure a sustainable and consistent level of service and support for our customers in any region."

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