Gerber Innovations - 2/15/2008
Stephen Lovass Named the New President of Gerber Scientific
South Windsor, CT - Gerber Scientific Inc., a worldwide leader in integrated automation solutions, announced
that Stephen Lovass has been appointed to lead their sign making and specialty graphics business unit, Gerber
Scientific Products (GSP). GSP is the worldwide leader in the development and manufacture of computerized
sign making and specialty graphics systems. Lovass will serve as President of GSP, in addition to his position
as Senior Vice President of Gerber Scientific, Inc.
Lovass, having successfully led Gerber’s sign making distribution business Spandex, is well positioned to
assume the leadership of GSP. Marc T. Giles, President and Chief Executive Officer of Gerber Scientific Inc.
commented, "Stephen’s experience guiding and growing one of the world’s largest sign and graphics supply
distribution companies makes him ideally suited to continue the momentum of GSP’s success."
Lovass is replacing Greg Wolf, who is leaving to become the President and CEO of BHS North America, Inc.,
a world’s leading provider of production equipment for the corrugated industry. Giles stated, "Greg has done
an outstanding job of establishing Gerber as a significant player in the ink jet industry and through his leadership
we are poised to commercialize our breakthrough Solara ion technology within the next few months."
With an outstanding market response contributing over 145 orders to date, Gerber remains excited about the
Solara ion wide format ink jet printer. Giles commented, "Test results to date of GerberCat Cationic UV ink and
the Cold Fire Cure system are yielding better than expected results, furthering our confidence in the expected
market impact of the Solara ion."