This excerpt taken from the XRIT 8-K filed Jan 31, 2006.
Organization of the Combined Entity:
A strong team of X-Rite and Amazys executives will lead the new organization. Following the deal, Michael C. Ferrara will remain CEO, Thomas J. Vacchiano Jr. (Present Amazys CEO) will be named President and COO, Mary E. Chowning will remain CFO, and Dr. Francis Lamy will be appointed CTO.
Following the completion of the transaction, the Board of Directors will be comprised of nine members, including six current directors of X-Rite and three current directors of Amazys Holding AG.
In the immediate future, X-Rite and Amazys Holding AG will continue to operate as separate companies. Throughout the integration process, brand strategy for both companies and their respective product lines will be reviewed in a thoughtful, deliberate manner to add the most value for stakeholders. Following the transactions completion, global headquarters will be located in Grandville, Michigan with the European Headquarters in Regensdorf, Switzerland.