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Changes announced at Nordson

December 2, 2011

John Byers has been promoted to chief information officer of Nordson with global responsibility for leveraging information technology to support the company growth and performance goals.

Byers has served in a wide variety of leadership capacities in several functions since joining Nordson in 1994 including president of Nordson Aymtek. Peter Bierhuis has been promoted to president of Nordson ASYMTEK, succeeding Byers. Since 1999, Bierhuis has served as president of Nordson MARCH, during which time he drove the business to significant global expansion and its current position as the industry leader in plasma processing technology and systems. Bierhuis joined Nordson in 1980 and prior to leading Nordson MARCH held several important sales and marketing leadership roles within Nordson’s adhesive dispensing systems segment.James Getty has been promoted to president of Nordson MARCH, succeeding Bierhuis. Getty most recently served as Nordson MARCH’s vice president of applications and business development. Since joining Nordson in 2000, he has been responsible for the development and introduction of numerous products and the continued penetration of the printed circuit board, semiconductor and life sciences markets.

Phil Vere has been promoted to president of Nordson DAGE. Vere joined Nordson DAGE in 2007 and most recently served as the organization’s Managing Director for Bond Testers. Under his guidance, Nordson DAGE expanded its industry leading position in bond testers for the printed circuit board assembly and semiconductor industries while earning multiple awards for technology and innovation. “These promotions demonstrate the depth of our leadership team and bode well for the continued profitable growth of Nordson worldwide,” said John Keane, corporate officer and senior vice president of Nordson’s Advanced Technology Systems segment.