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Warren, NJ, October 20th, 2020 – Mondottica International Ltd., a Hong Kong-based optical company, welcomed Capital Eyes Holding and Ross Holdings as additional shareholders on October 8th, 2020. The other substantial shareholder is Ferdinand Menrad Holding GmbH.

In conjunction with the recent changes, Chairman of Mondottica USA, Harvey Ross, has appointed industry veterans Phil Turnage as Chief Executive Officer and Ken Liming as Chief Operating Officer to oversee the transformation of Mondottica USA.

Turnage has maintained an executive role with Mondottica USA over the last 5 years. Additionally, he held various leadership positions with Viva International Group for nearly 20 years.

Liming previously held similar roles at Kering Eyewear as Chief Operating Officer – Americas and his efforts were instrumental in establishing Kering’s operations in the United States. He also held the position of Senior Vice President – Operations for Marcolin USA and Viva International Group for 25 years.

“I am very happy and pleased to reimagine Mondottica USA and have installed two trusted veterans to make it happen!”
stated Ross. “With our experienced team, Mondottica USA is on a fast track for growth.”

Phil commented, “We are elated that Ken has recently joined the executive team. He is a respected leader in the industry and a long-time colleague. Ken’s knowledge and efforts will surely drive Mondottica to the next level of success.”

Ken added, “It’s an honor to be selected for this exciting opportunity for Mondottica USA, and we look forward to meeting the expectations of our customers and the board of directors alike.” He added, “I am excited to be working with Harvey,
Phil and the existing Mondottica team of industry veterans as we build the company together.”

For further information please contact:
Mondottica International press office
Elisabetta Dell’Antonia

About Mondottica International Group
Mondottica is a true world citizen. From humble beginnings, the eyewear company now has offices and operations in Hong Kong, London, Paris, Oyonnax, Molinges, Tokyo, Barcelona, Delhi, Moscow, New York and Sydney with distribution reach that spans all continents. Holding the licenses for a wide range of lifestyle and fashion brands, namely Anna Sui, Cath Kidston, Christian Lacroix, Ducati, Hackett, Joules, Karen Millen, le coq sportif, Maje, Pepe Jeans, Sandro, Scotch & Soda, Sergio Tacchini, Ted Baker (worldwide except USA and Canada) and United Colors of Benetton, ensures Mondottica is ideally placed to cater to a broad demographic of style conscious consumers.

About Mondottica USA
Established in 2010, Mondottica USA is based in Warren, NJ and distributes fashion brands throughout the Americas. Collections include Anna Sui, Bloom, Christian Lacroix, Ducati, Hackett, Joules, Karen Millen, Pepe Jeans, Sandro, Scotch & Soda and United Colors of Benetton.