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Edmund Optics® Continues Its Expansion in Asia

Edmund Optics

September 5, 2008, Barrington, NJ. Edmund Optics® (EO) announces the appointments of Clark Harris as Manager of Marketing for Asia and Vincent Thong as Director of Sales for Asia. This duo, along with other staff in the region, will be responsible for further development of sales and brand awareness throughout Asia. 

Clark Harris, Manager of Marketing for Asia Harris will work directly with Marisa Edmund, EO's VP of Global Marketing to further expand the company's strategic marketing plans in Asia. "We are pleased and excited to have such a talented marketer join Edmund Optics", said Marisa Edmund. "We look forward to Clark's involvement in our marketing communications programs throughout Southeast Asia."

"I am thrilled to be joining EO and being part of a global team renowned for their leading edge product development and outstanding customer support and service," commented Clark.

Harris returns client-side after working as a director with one of Asia's leading word-of-mouth marketing agencies. His senior positions at Signet, Homebase and Sainsbury's together with over 20 years of operations experience solidify his marketing skills. Clark has a Marketing BA Hons from Manchester Metropolitan University and a Post Graduate Diploma in Marketing from Chartered Institute of Marketing.

Thong formerly an optical R&D and assembly operations manger has been managing international sales for 8 years. "Vincent is renowned for his ability to understand and solve customer specific product needs and will help Edmund Optics to further develop our optics business in Asia," said Allan Kreutzer, EO's VP of Global Sales.

Vincent Thong, Director of Sales for Asia"Edmund Optics is expanding rapidly across Asia and it's great to be here. I'm joining the company at a very exciting time. Since starting with EO, I have been meeting numerous customers and I'm looking forward to forging strong relationships with them over the many years ahead," commented Vincent.

Vincent has an MBA from the University of Dubuque, IA and diplomas in mechanical engineering and industrial management. He has formerly worked with Hitachi Koki and Qioptiq.

We invite you to meet Clark and Vincent along with other members of the EO team at GlobalTronics, Suntec City Singapore 9-12th September. EO will be located in the Opto Electronics Pavilion, Booth L-20.

About EO: 
Edmund Optics® (EO) is a leading producer of optics, imaging, and photonics technology. Supporting the R&D, electronics, semiconductor, pharmaceutical, biomedical, and military markets around the globe; EO products are used in a variety of applications ranging from DNA sequencing to retinal eye scanning to high-speed factory automation. EO's state of the art manufacturing capabilities combined with its global distribution network has earned it the position of the world's largest supplier of off-the-shelf optical components. Customers can purchase items by contacting EO at 1-800-363-1992, via the catalog, or via the website at www.edmundoptics.com.

Company Contact:

Marisa Edmund
Vice President, Marketing
Edmund Optics, Inc.
101 East Gloucester Pike
Barrington, NJ 08007 U.S.A.
Phone: 1-800-363-1992
Fax: 1-856-573-6295
email: medmund@edmundoptics.com 

Editorial Contact:

James Liolin
Lion Advertising
550 Mamaroneck Avenue
Harrison, NY 10528
Phone: 914-670-0138
Fax: 914-670-0596
email: jliolin@lionadv.com

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