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Orad North America strengthens its sales and operational organisation in response to growing demand

(PresseBox) (Kfar Saba, Israel, ) Orad Hi-Tec Systems Limited (Symbol: OHT) announces that in response to strong demand for its broadcast graphics, virtual studio and sport solutions and in preparation for an anticipated further increase in demand for its products in 2008, the company is strengthening its North America sales and operations teams.

Leading the new staff additions is Mr. Shaun Dail, VP of Sales for North America. Mr. Dail has led highly successful sales and marketing activities with various technology companies in North America in the past. He has also been very successful in building and strengthening technical and product support departments.

In addition to Mr. Dail, Orad North America has also appointed two highly experienced new senior marketing members, Mr. Rob Rizzuto and Mr. Arturo Abano. Mr. Rizzuto, formerly with Pinnacle Systems and Avid Technologies Inc, brings over 20 years’ experience in product development, project management, graphics innovation and workflow, and won an Emmy for Outstanding Graphics for SuperBowl XXVII. Mr. Abano, formerly with Televisa Mexico, has many years experience working with Orad's technologies, particularly with its sports, graphics and virtual technologies.

Orad North America has further strengthened its New Jersey and Toronto support centres with additional technical support personnel, who are fluent in English, Spanish and French.

Mr. Avi Sharir, President and CEO of Orad commented, "Orad is confident that the additional highly skilled and experienced experts will enable Orad to even further penetrate the North American broadcasting market."

ORAD Hi Tec Systems GmbH

Founded in 1993, Orad is a world leader in TV production technology and is rapidly increasing its position in the real time three dimensional graphic markets. Orad’s product line includes virtual sets, on-air graphics systems, channel branding, virtual advertising, sports production solutions and hardware for the Virtual Reality industry. Orad is a publicly traded company in the Prime Standard on Frankfurt’s Wertpapierbörse Prime Standard and AIM Market of the London Stock Exchange (symbol: OHT).