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The Gateway Board Names Quincy L. Allen as a Director

The Gateway, Inc., Board has elected Quincy L. Allen, Xerox Corporation vice president and president of the Xerox Production Systems Group, as a director.

Allen will join the Board effective January 1, 2006 and will stand for election at the annual meeting of shareholders next May.

Allen, 45, will join the Board's Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee and Compensation Committee.

Allen was named to his present position at Xerox in October 2004, and was elected a corporate vice president two months later. He is responsible for Xerox's high-end systems, software and service offerings for the graphic communications industry, including production publishing, transaction printing and enterprise-wide printing. Allen leads Xerox's efforts to leverage the complementary power of digital printing in the offset printing market, targeting key growth opportunities including just-in-time printing, customized printing and on-demand book publishing.

Since joining Xerox as an electrical engineer in 1982, he has held senior technical and management positions in areas such as supply chain, sales and marketing, and product development. In 1999, Allen was appointed vice president, Worldwide Customer Services Strategy. In 2001, he was named senior vice president of North American Services and Solutions.



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