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Nordson: Several Leadership Promotions
Westlake, OH — Nordson Corporation, (Nasdaq: NDSN) has made several promotions within its global leadership team. John Byers has been promoted to Chief Information Officer with global responsibility for leveraging information technology to support Nordson's growth and performance goals. Byers has served in a wide variety of leadership capacities in several functions since joining Nordson in 1994. As President of Nordson ASYMTEK since 2006, Byers was responsible for driving strong growth and improved profitability as the business was repeatedly recognized for innovation and customer service. Prior to his leadership of Nordson ASYMTEK, Byers held the positions of Director of Corporate Development, Director of Supply Chain Management, and Manager of the Electronics Business Group, the precursor to today's Advanced Technology systems segment.

Peter Bierhuis has been promoted to President of Nordson ASYMTEK, succeeding Byers. Since 1999, Bierhuis has served as President of Nordson MARCH, during which time he drove the business to significant global expansion and its current position in plasma processing technology and systems. Bierhuis joined Nordson in 1980 and prior to leading Nordson MARCH held several important sales and marketing leadership roles within Nordson's Adhesive Dispensing Systems segment.

James Getty has been promoted to President of Nordson MARCH, succeeding Bierhuis. Getty most recently served as Nordson MARCH's Vice President of Applications and Business Development. Since joining Nordson in 2000, he has been responsible for the development and introduction of numerous products and the continued penetration of the printed circuit board, semiconductor and life sciences markets.

Phil Vere has been promoted to President of Nordson DAGE. Vere joined Nordson DAGE in 2007 and most recently served as the organization's Managing Director for Bond Testers. Under his guidance, Nordson DAGE expanded its industry position in bond testers for the printed circuit board assembly and semiconductor industries while earning multiple awards for technology and innovation.

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