Ex-Kodak Exec Jacobson Joins Presstek
HUDSON, NH—Jeff Jacobson has taken the helm as president and CEO of Presstek, just 10 days after his scheduled departure from Eastman Kodak, where he had served as a vice president and COO of the Graphic Communications Group.
The veteran Jacobson replaces Ed Marino, who is leaving the company to pursue other interests. Jacobson is expected to bolster the company’s growth in the digital offset printing business, continue its expansion into international markets and improve Presstek’s financial performance.
Jacobson receives 300,000 shares of the company’s common stock as a signing bonus, with options to purchase up to 1 million shares.