Presstek Mourns Loss of a Founder
HUDSON, NH—Dick Williams, one of the original founders of Presstek who served as the company’s chief technology officer until his retirement in 2003, passed away Sunday after an extended illness. He was 73. A resident of Plaistow, NH, Mr. Williams also held several other positions with the company, including CEO, and was chairman of Presstek’s Board of Directors from 1998 to 2004.
In September 2003, Mr. Williams’ achievements were recognized by the industry, when he was awarded the Rochester Institute of Technology Cary Award. The Cary Award is presented to notable individuals who have distinguished themselves in the development or application of digital technology in graphic communications.