September 15, 2008 14:00 ET

Digital Writing Visionary, James Stanford, Appointed Chief Strategy Officer and President of EPOS USA

EPOS Hires Former Logitech Digital Writing General Manager and Strategist to Continue Growing Company's Digital Pen Market Share in North America

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire - September 15, 2008) - EPOS, a leader in advanced digital positioning technology for the consumer electronics market, announced today the appointment of James Stanford to the roles of Chief Strategy Officer of EPOS Worldwide and President of EPOS USA. Reporting to Oded Turbahn, Chief Executive Officer of EPOS Worldwide, Mr. Stanford's role will be to increase EPOS' market share in the digital pen arena in the U.S. and neighboring regions.

"James is one of the chosen few in the U.S. consumer electronics industry who truly knows how to balance the consumer's demand for high quality and affordable products that meet their needs while simultaneously ensuring profitability for the company and its retail channel and OEM partners," said Turbahn. "Based on his past achievements at Logitech alone, we have full confidence that James will be able to drive significant business growth for EPOS in the North American digital writing market."

Mr. Stanford holds over 25 years of success as an entrepreneur and corporate executive, from running start-ups to leading entire business units at Fortune 100 companies. At Logitech (NASDAQ: LOGI), James served as General Manager of Digital Writing and Global Director of Strategic OEM Business Units, leading the innovation, development and marketing of peripherals and technologies for some of the world's top ten PC companies and resulting in the shipment of more than 300 million devices.

James has lived and worked on four continents, through his key roles at Toshiba America, Jtec Australia, Toshiba Japan, and Alcatel-Lucent Turkey. In addition to post-graduate study at Harvard University, he holds an M.B.A. from the University of San Francisco, a Masters in Engineering from Cornell University, and a B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from Widener University.

About EPOS

EPOS is a leading provider of advanced digital positioning technologies. Headquartered in Israel, EPOS develops next-generation positioning-based consumer electronics products including; PC peripherals for notebooks, desktops and touch-screen LCDs. For more information about EPOS and its products, visit the company's website at

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