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Executive Profiles

Paul A. Rooke - President and chief executive officer.

Paul Rooke

Chairman and CEO

Paul Rooke is chairman and chief executive officer of Lexmark International, Inc. He became chairman of the Lexmark board of directors in April 2011 after being named president and CEO and elected to the board in October 2010.

Previously, Rooke was an executive vice president of Lexmark and served as president of the former Imaging Solutions Division (ISD) from July 2007 to October 2010. In that role, he was responsible for meeting the needs of Lexmark’s worldwide customers for inkjet printers, all-in-one products, and related supplies and support, including development, manufacturing, marketing and sales.

From December 1999 to July 2007, Rooke was president of Lexmark’s former Printing Solutions and Services Division (PS&SD). In that role, he was responsible for providing Lexmark’s worldwide business customers with products, supplies, software, solutions and services.

Rooke joined Lexmark at the company’s inception in 1991 and has held various management assignments, including president of Lexmark’s division responsible for worldwide supplies distribution, and vice president of worldwide marketing and U.S. sales in ISD (formerly named Consumer Printer Division).

Rooke began his career with IBM in 1980 as a manufacturing engineer. In 1984, he came to IBM’s Lexington, Ky., facility as manager of Wheelprinter automation. He worked in a variety of diverse assignments for IBM, including manager of cost engineering, product planning and assistant to the vice president of the Systems Printer Division.

Rooke holds a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Michigan and a master’s degree in business administration from the University of Kentucky.

Marty Canning

Executive Vice President and President, Imaging Solutions and Services

Marty Canning is an executive vice president of Lexmark International, Inc., and president of Imaging Solutions and Services (ISS). He is responsible for meeting the needs of Lexmark’s worldwide customers for products, supplies, software, solutions and services.

Scott Coons

Vice President, Lexmark President & CEO, Perceptive Software

Scott Coons is a Lexmark vice president, and president and chief executive officer of Perceptive Software, a stand-alone software business within Lexmark. Perceptive Software is a leading provider of enterprise content management (ECM) software and solutions.

Ronaldo Foresti

Vice President, Asia Pacific and Latin America

Ronaldo Foresti is vice president, Asia Pacific and Latin America for Lexmark International, with responsibility for marketing and sales activities in two of the fastest-growing markets in the world.

Jeri Isbell

Vice President, Human Resources

Jeri Isbell is vice president of Human Resources for Lexmark International, Inc.

Robert J. Patton

Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary

Bob Patton is vice president, general counsel and secretary of Lexmark International, Inc. Since June 2008, he has been responsible for the worldwide operations of the company’s legal department.

Gary Stromquist

Vice President and Interim Chief Financial Officer

Gary Stromquist is vice president and interim chief financial officer for Lexmark International, Inc. In addition to corporate finance functions, he is responsible for Lexmark's investor relations, information technology, strategy and development, and internal audit and security functions.