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PFO Names Industry Veteran as VP of Manufacturing

January 9, 2011

Grapevine, TX PFO Global is pleased to announce that Jonathan Schwartz has joined our team as Vice President of Manufacturing. He is overseeing the building and operation of PFO Global’s State of the Art Free-Form lab, scheduled to open in phases beginning Q1 2011 with the cutting and edging facility to be followed by the Free-Form lens production later this year.

“I have known Jonathan for many years and have admired his drive and expertise in building and operating some of the nation’s largest prescription laboratories. This experience will greatly contribute to PFO Global future.” said Alan Yuster, Executive Vice President, Operations. Mr. Schwartz is an optical industry professional who brings to PFO over 30 years of experience with proven technical and managerial expertise running optical laboratories and distribution centers. Most recently having served as Director for Ultimate Optical Laboratory in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

Jonathan has also held executive positions for Hoya Vision Care, National Vision, Consolidated Vision Group, Texas State Optical and Sterling Optical. He is a licensed optician with an AAS in Ophthalmic Dispensing as well as a BS in Professional Management, serving 10 years as a Director for the Optical Laboratories Association and on the ANSI Z-87 standards committee.

PFO Global will not only produce advanced design Free-Form lenses at the lab, but it will also be utilized for training and back up production for members of the Free-Form Academy software lens calculation program. “It is a tremendous opportunity for me to join an experienced entrepreneurial optical team poised for growth and to create a showcase digital optical laboratory utilizing the industry’s latest and best technological developments” commented Mr. Schwartz.

PFO Global is an innovative manufacturer of advanced lenses and designs. With strong research and development, we are leaders in lens technologies that enhance the quality of life. Headquartered in the US - Global Presence.

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