IRVINE, Calif. — Oct. 24, 2006 — Tim Loomer has been named president of Scantron® Corp., a leading technology provider of software and survey solutions for the K-12 and higher-education markets, the company announced today. Scantron is a wholly owned subsidiary of John H. Harland Company (NYSE: JH).

Since joining Scantron in 1996, Loomer has held a number of senior executive positions, most recently serving as president of Scantron’s Testing and Assessment division, in which capacity he was responsible for establishing and executing the company’s K-12 strategy. He transformed the division’s products and services to create an organization focusing exclusively on technology-driven test delivery and reporting platforms for K-12 education.

“Tim has a proven track record in growing our testing and assessment software business, and we are confident that under his management, Scantron’s leadership position in the education market will continue to grow,” said Timothy C. Tuff, chairman and chief executive officer of Harland.

Previous to Scantron, Loomer held a number of executive level sales and management positions at Automatic Data Processing Inc., a leading provider of transaction processing and information-based business solutions. He earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Washington and a Master of Business Administration degree from the Stanford Graduate School of Business, where he participated in the Sloan Fellowship Program.

About Scantron Corporation

Scantron Corp. (www.scantron.com) is headquartered in Irvine, Calif., and is a wholly owned subsidiary of Atlanta-based John H. Harland Company (NYSE:JH). Scantron is a leading technology provider of software and survey solutions for the K-12 and higher-education markets. For more information call 1-800-722-6876. About Harland

Atlanta-based John H. Harland Company (NYSE: JH) (http://www.harland.net) is a leading provider of software and printed products to the financial and educational markets. Harland Financial Solutions, Inc. (http://www.harlandfinancialsolutions.com), a wholly owned subsidiary, supplies software and services, including customer relationship management, deposit and loan origination, core systems and mortgage services to thousands of financial institutions of all sizes. Harland Printed Products’ offerings include checks, direct marketing and financial forms. Scantron Corporation (http://www.scantron.com), a wholly owned subsidiary, is a leading provider of both paper and electronic-based services and systems for the collection, management and interpretation of data to the financial, commercial and educational markets.

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