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Lexmark’s commitment to the channel recognized with five awards, including ‘Best of Show,’ from solution providers


LEXINGTON, Ky. - 01/04/2006, Lexmark International, Inc. (NYSE: LXK) was recently honored with five of the seven XChange XCellence awards at CMP Media’s XChange Tech Innovator Conference.

Lexmark was named “Best of Show,” beating out 40 other vendors, and also received recognition for Best Hardware Solution, Best Revenue Generator, Best Partner Program and Best XChange Appointment Presentation.

CMP Media produces two publications, CRN and VAR Business, targeted directly to solution providers and value-added resellers, and the XChange Tech Innovator Conference is one of four events it hosts annually to connect solution providers and vendors.

“Lexmark continues to show an incredible commitment to the channel,” said Nancy Hammervik, vice president of XChange. “Throughout the year, they worked tirelessly at getting in front of their partners to communicate their strong value proposition. Lexmark enables their channel partners to bring compelling business solutions to their customers, while realizing considerable margins. Winning five XChange XCellence Awards at XChange Tech Innovator sends a strong and clear message back to Lexmark that the channel enjoys – and realizes great benefit from - their mutually winning partnerships.”

“We feel that Lexmark’s commitment to the channel, our technology ownership, and our customer focus is what makes Lexmark unique in the marketplace,” said Paul Rooke, Lexmark executive vice president and president of its Printing Solutions and Services Division. “We are very excited to receive such positive feedback from channel partners.”

To learn more about Lexmark’s channel programs, please visit or call 1-800-LEXMARK.

About Lexmark
Lexmark International, Inc. (NYSE: LXK) makes it easier for businesses and consumers to move information between the digital and paper worlds. Since its inception in 1991, Lexmark has become a leading developer, manufacturer and supplier of printing and imaging solutions for customers in more than 150 countries. Lexmark reported $5.3 billion in revenue in 2004, and can be found on the Internet at

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