QuadTech Appoints William Bai as General Manager of China Office

Sussex, WI--August 2007--QuadTech has appointed William Bai as General Manager of its China operation as of June 1st 2007. William brings a wealth of experience and will be developing and overseeing QuadTech’s business enterprise in China’s ever expanding print market.

William graduated from the prestigious Beijing University with a B.S.c degree in Software Engineering and a M.A. in the development of computerized accounting systems gained, from the Chinese Research Institute of Finance and Banking. He spent 11 years working for The East Asiatic Company, which specialized in the international distribution of graphic arts equipment.

William Bai, General Manager for QuadTech in China
William Bai, General Manager
for QuadTech in China

His career also includes posts for Heidelberg as General Sales Manager, four years working for Scitex Creo as Business Development and General Manager and most recently as General Manager at AVT. Along the way William has gained many influential contacts throughout the industry and his accrued technical know-how will be of great value to QuadTech in Asia.

William commented “I am looking forward to the challenges ahead, QuadTech already has a formidable reputation for being at the forefront of printing technology in the USA and Europe, we aim to repeat this in China by focussing on issues for reducing waste and increasing productivity and efficiency for printers throughout the market.”

Karl Fritchen, President, QuadTech said, “We welcome William to QuadTech and look forward to working alongside him.  His knowledge, expertise in the industry and familiarity of the region will prove invaluable to the future of our company. We feel fortunate to have an individual of William's stature on our team to help us address the needs of this very important market.”

“We have been a supplier to the Chinese market for the past two decades and feel that the time has come for us to establish a stronger local presence within China.  The growth potential for this market from both a domestic and export perspective is fantastic.  The addition of William to our team builds on our ongoing commitment to our customers in this region,” he added.

About BALDWIN | Vision Systems (formerly QuadTech)

BALDWIN’s Vision Systems division is the world’s leading innovator of advanced color and inspection technology for the printing industry. BALDWIN | Vision Systems sells its automated control systems in more than 100 countries to the packaging and converting markets, web offset newspaper and commercial markets, and publication gravure market. BALDWIN maintains a worldwide network of sales and service operations, and is privately owned by BW Forsyth Partner, the investment arm of multi-billion dollar global manufacturing and engineering consulting firm Barry-Wehmiller.

Contacts:

Craig Du Mez, BALDWIN | Vision Systems
Phone: +1 414 566 7500
Email: craig.dumez@quadtechworld.com

Clare Porter, Bespoke
Phone: +44 (0) 1737 215200
Email: quadtech@bespoke.co.uk

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