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Leo Illouz Elected CEO at Bartech Systems International

BWI CORRIDOR, MD (October 17, 2005) – Bartech Systems International, a premier provider of minibar solutions and the leader in automatic minibar technology, today announced that Leo Illouz, age 54, has been elected to the position of Chief Executive Officer. He joined the company May 15, 2000 as president EMEA.
“The company has significantly strengthened its balance sheet,” Illouz said. “Now that Bartech is in good physical condition, I will focus my efforts on improving operating results through strategic operating plans and retaining and attracting the best people to ensure long term growth and success in the US market that remains strategically very important for the organization."
Prior to joining Bartech, Mr. Illouz served in a number of operating and executive capacities in the pharmaceutical industry concluding his career at Organon (Akzo Nobel Group) as international marketing business unit manager.  Prior to Akzo Nobel, he was the sales manager at Astra Zeneca France. 
Mr. Illouz holds a Master degree from the Socio-Economic Research Institute of the University of Besançon (France), a Master degree in Modern Literature and he graduated in Linguistics (University of Besançon). He also holds a degree in Audiovisual Methodology. 
About Bartech
Bartech, known throughout the world as the leader in automatic minibars, offers a full range of flexible minibar solutions to satisfy any merchandising challenge and price point. In addition to a broad line of fully automated minibars that offer hotels the ability to significantly reduce operating costs and improve profitability, Bartech also offers upgradeable (to fully automatic) manual and semi-automatic systems.  Bartech looks to provide its customers with complete minibar service solutions, including ongoing consulting and support.  With over 15 years of experience and hundreds of hotels installed worldwide, Bartech minibars are used by such leading and the Hotel de Paris in Monte Carlo, plus major casinos including The Mirage Hotel and Casino. For more information on Bartech Systems International, visit or contact Katrina Pruitt-Andrews at 410.257.9154 or


Katrina Pruitt-Andrews 
KPA Marketing & PR

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