GLOBAL IMAGING SYSTEMS PROMOTES SENIOR EXECUTIVES; ADJUSTS TITLES TO REFLECT LEVELS OF RESPONSIBILITY3 Jan, 2007
GLOBAL IMAGING SYSTEMS PROMOTES SENIOR EXECUTIVES; ADJUSTS TITLES TO REFLECT LEVELS OF RESPONSIBILITY
TAMPA, Fla., Dec. 20 /PRNewswire/--Global Imaging Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq: GISX)
announced today that it has promoted two officers to senior vice president,
adjusted two key officers' titles to more accurately reflect their current
responsibilities, and named a new vice president of service:
- Cecil McClary, 63, vice president -- human resources, to senior vice president -- human resources.
- Larry Paine, 49, vice president and general counsel, to senior vice president and general counsel.
- Paul Schulman, 46, senior vice president -- business development, to senior vice president -- operations.
- Al Vieira, 58, vice president -- operations/service, to vice president -- operations.
- Jerry Newberry, 46, director of service operations, promoted to vice president -- service.
Tom Johnson, chairman and CEO of Global Imaging Systems, said, "The moves we are announcing today are part of our planned strategy to align our senior staff in support of Global's future growth. These appointments and new titles are effective immediately."
Cecil McClary Biographical Data
Mr. McClary continues to lead the company's efforts to provide career opportunities and benefits to employees nationwide. He joined Global Imaging in 2002 as vice president, human resources. A psychology graduate from the University of South Carolina, he was a compensation manager with Walt Disney for 10 years. He then served 23 years at Georgia Pacific's Unisource Division where he designed, developed and implemented human resources programs.
Larry Paine Biographical Data
Mr. Paine joined Global in 2004 as vice president, general counsel and secretary. Mr. Paine has more than 23 years' legal experience, including 19 years in corporate law. Previously, he was senior counsel for the St. Joe Company in Jacksonville, assistant state attorney in Naples and in private practice in St. Petersburg. He earned BA and MA degrees from the University of Florida and a JD degree from Stetson University College of Law.
Paul Schulman Biographical Data
Mr. Schulman is the former owner and president of Carr Business Systems, a Global Imaging Systems core company based in Melville, NY. Since 2005, he had served as Global's senior vice president -- business development. As senior vice president -- operations his responsibilities include asset management, IT infrastructure, print management initiative, service and vendor relations.
Al Vieira Biographical Data
Mr. Vieira, with over 25 years in the office automation industry, has been responsible for Global's service and operations since the company was founded. He speaks four languages and studied electrical engineering at City University of New York. After opening a family electronics business, he was a service technician for a major independent Canon dealer. Before joining Global, he was vice president of service and operations for one of Canon's five largest independent dealers responsible for service, inventories, facilities, performance measurements, software utilization and vendor relations.
Jerry Newberry Biographical Data
Mr. Newberry, director of service since 2003, continues to work with service managers across the company to attain the Global service and financial benchmarks. He has been instrumental in the success of Global's service performance since 1999, when he joined the company as service support manager. He spent 10 years at Xerox Corporation including three years as part of the group responsible for field support nationally. Earlier, he held vice president of service positions with two independent dealers in Virginia and North Carolina, and he owned "Proserv," a service consulting firm.
About Global Imaging Systems
Global Imaging Systems offers a one-stop shop for office technology solutions to thousands of middle-market customers in 32 states and the District of Columbia. The company provides a broad line of office technology solutions including the sale and service of automated office equipment, network integration services and electronic presentation systems. The company is also a disciplined, profitable consolidator in the highly fragmented office technology solutions industry.
This news release contains forward-looking statements and statements based on forward-looking information, including statements relating to Global's long-term growth. These statements are based on numerous assumptions and are subject to uncertainties and risks, which could cause Global's results to differ materially. Most of these risks are discussed in more detail under the caption "Risk Factors" in Global's annual report on Form 10-K for the year ended March 31, 2006.
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