Bernard Demko has been appointed to the newly created position of executive vice president and COO of Gerber Technology, subsidiary of Gerber Scientific, the company announced last week. He will report to Frederick K. Rosen, president, Gerber Technology.

Michael Cheshire, Gerber Technology CEO and chairman, said: Bernie has an extensive understanding of Gerber Technology's business as well as strong financial and systems skills. He will strengthen our leadership team and make significant contributions to the company's future.

Prior to his promotion, Mr Demko was VP and corporate controller at Gerber Scientific, where he was responsible for financial reporting and planning and leadership of the company's SAP enterprise resource planning systems implementation.

About Gerber Technology
Gerber Technology provides an extensive line of integrated computer hardware and software systems to the sewn goods and flexible goods industries. These systems include information management, product and pattern design packages. The company offers automation solutions to a variety of industries, including apparel and industrial fabrics. The company is based in the US with regional offices, agents and distributors in more than 110 countries.