Duoyuan Printing Enhances Corporate Governance with Appointment of Two New Independent Board Members

Jun 01, 2010, 06:41 ET from Duoyuan Printing, Inc.

BEIJING, June 1 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Duoyuan Printing, Inc. (NYSE: DYP) ("Duoyuan Printing" or the "Company"), a leading offset printing equipment supplier in China, today announced the appointment of two new independent board members: Ms. Naoko Hatakeyama, and The Honorable Paula J. Dobriansky, effective May 26, 2010.

"We are delighted that Ms. Hatakeyama and Ambassador Dobriansky have agreed to join Duoyuan Printing's board of directors," said Mr. Wenhua Guo, Chairman and founder of Duoyuan Printing. "I am confident that their expertise will be invaluable to management as we pursue our goal of becoming the top provider of equipment to printing and packaging companies in emerging markets worldwide."

"With her wealth of strategic consulting and acquisition experience, I am confident that Naoko will play an important role as we leverage our solid balance sheet and strong cash position to expand capacity and gain market share," commented Christopher Holbert, Duoyuan Printing's chief executive officer. "At the same time, Paula's experience in high level government roles will further strengthen our management and provide us with valuable guidance in public affairs and strategic communications," he continued. "Our decision earlier in the year to engage Deloitte and Touche as our auditors, combined with the addition to our board of these two incisive minds and proven leaders demonstrates our ongoing commitment to first rate governance."

Ms. Hatakeyama engaged in corporate recovery and strategy consulting as a founding partner of the Corporate Strategy Group of Deloitte Touche Group in Japan. Before that she was a partner at Deloitte Touche Consulting Group (DTCG) when Braxton Consulting, a Boston-based strategy consulting firm where she started her consultant career, merged with DTCG in the U.S. Ms. Hatakeyama holds a Masters degree in counseling and consulting psychology from the Harvard University Education School.

"I am delighted to be joining Duoyuan Printing's board of directors," commented Ms. Hatakeyama. "With a sound financial strategy and exciting expansion plans in place, I look forward to working with management to position Duoyuan Printing for future success."

Ambassador Dobriansky has had key roles in the administrations of five U.S. Presidents. Highlights include serving as Under Secretary of State for Democracy and Global Affairs, the President's Envoy to Northern Ireland, a Board Member of the U.S. Advisory Commission on Public Diplomacy and Director for European and Soviet Affairs at the National Security Council. She was also the Senior Vice President and Director of the Washington office of the Council on Foreign Relations, a leading foreign policy think tank. During her 20-year career in government, she led many high-level bilateral and multilateral dialogues on a broad range of issues, and created innovative public relations strategies to convey U.S. foreign policy views.

Ambassador Dobriansky added, "Duoyuan Printing is a leader in China's fast growing printing industry and I am excited to join the company during this time of significant growth. I look forward to working to enhance Duoyuan Printing's management strategy and advising on international expansion plans."

About Duoyuan Printing

Duoyuan Printing (NYSE: DYP) is a leading manufacturer of commercial offset printing presses in China. The Company combines technical innovation and precision engineering to offer a broad range of printing equipment and solutions. Duoyuan Printing has manufacturing and research and development facilities in Langfang, Hebei Province and Shaoyang, Hunan Province in addition to a distribution and service network with over 85 distributors that operate in over 65 cities and 28 provinces in China. Headquartered in Beijing, the Company is one of the largest non-government owned major offset printing equipment and solutions providers in China. For further information, please visit Duoyuan Printing's website http://www.duoyuan.com .

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