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MedQuist Inc.
(Pink Sheets: MEDQ) today announced the appointment of Brian O’Donoghue and
Mark E. Schwarz as independent members of its board of directors effective
December 7, 2007. Each of Messrs. O’Donoghue and Schwarz are affiliated
with significant shareholders of MedQuist other than MedQuist’s majority
shareholder, Koninklijke Philips Electronics N.V.

Mr. O’Donoghue is a founder and, since 2005, managing member of Arklow
Capital, LLC, a private investment management company. Mr. O’Donoghue
served as the General Counsel and Senior Vice President of Viewpoint
Corporation, a publicly traded internet marketing and software company from
2000 to 2005. Before joining Viewpoint in 2000, he was an associate in the
Global Corporate Finance and Financial Restructuring groups of the New York
law firm Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP specializing in finance and
securities, mergers and acquisitions, public and private offerings, and
restructurings and reorganizations.,+12:00+PM

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