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    Tom Eade
    Tom Eade

    Eade is responsible for Lexmark's global research and development operations.

    LEXINGTON, Ky., June 10, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Lexmark, a global imaging solutions leader, today announced that Tom Eade has been named senior vice president and chief technology officer. In this leadership role, Eade is responsible for Lexmark's global research and development (R&D) operations.

    Eade succeeds Allen Waugerman, who was recently named Lexmark president and chief executive officer.

    Eade joined Lexmark at its inception in 1991 and has held numerous management positions in R&D. Since 2015, he served as vice president of firmware and software, responsible for the design, delivery and support of Lexmark software, custom silicon, communication solutions and system firmware.

    In previous roles, Eade served as industry director focused on the insurance and banking sectors for Lexmark; director of R&D; and manager of advanced print engine, scanner and OEM products.

    Eade holds a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from the University of Kentucky, where he serves on an industry advisory board for the College of Engineering. He also volunteers his time with the United Way of the Bluegrass and Habitat for Humanity.

    "We are pleased to add Tom to the Lexmark executive team as senior vice president and CTO," said Allen Waugerman, Lexmark president and chief executive officer. "He brings a wealth of industry, company and technical knowledge and will help us continue to build print technologies for customers across the globe."

    Executive Profile

    Tom Eade is senior vice president and chief technology officer for Lexmark International. He was named to this position in May 2019 and is responsible for Lexmarkís global research and development operations.

    Previously, Eade served as vice president of firmware and software, responsible for the design, delivery and support of Lexmark software, custom silicon, communication solutions, and system firmware.

    Before that, Eade served as industry director from 2013 to 2015, focused on the insurance and banking sectors for Lexmark. Other previous roles include director of research and development, responsible for advanced technical research and new business development for industrial printing systems; and manager of advanced print engine, scanner and OEM products.

    Eade has been with Lexmark since its inception in 1991 and has held numerous management positions in R&D. He began his career with IBM on the 4019 laser printer project.

    Eade holds a bachelorís degree in electrical engineering from the University of Kentucky.

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