Paragon Technologies, Inc. Appoints Sham M. Gad to its Board of Directors

Oct 08, 2010, 09:00 ET from Paragon Technologies, Inc.

EASTON, Pa., Oct. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Paragon Technologies, Inc. (Pink Sheets: PGNT), a leading supplier of "smart" material handling systems and "software-driven" warehouse and distribution center solutions, today announced the appointment of Hesham ("Sham") M. Gad to its Board of Directors.  The appointment of Mr. Gad increases the size of the Paragon Technologies board from five to six directors.

Commenting on the announcement, Chairman of the Board, Ted Myers, stated, "We are pleased that Sham is joining the Board of Directors of Paragon Technologies, Inc.  We look forward to his contributions to the Company's Board of Directors."

Mr. Gad added "I am looking forward to joining the Board of Paragon as the Company pursues its strategies going forward in its efforts to maximize shareholder value."  Mr. Gad also announced that Gad Capital Management was withdrawing its proposed slate of nominees for election to the Board at the upcoming meeting of stockholders in December.

Hesham M. Gad

Hesham M. Gad, age 32, is the Managing Partner of the Gad Partners Funds, a concentrated value oriented investment partnership based in Athens, GA.  Prior to managing the Gad Partners Fund, he ran the Gad Investment Group from 2002 to 2005.   Gad holds an MBA in finance from the University of Georgia.

Paragon's SI Systems' branded technologies drive productivity at Fortune 1000 companies and the United States Government.

About Paragon Technologies

Paragon Technologies is a leader in integrating material handling systems and creating automated solutions for material flow applications.  SI Systems' branded technologies and material handling solutions address unit assembly in manufacturing operations and order fulfillment applications.  One of the top material handling systems suppliers worldwide, SI Systems' leading clients have included the United States Postal Service, BMG, Peterbilt, Honda, and Maybelline.

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