Photon Announces New Executive Appointment and Board Changes

BURNABY, BC, Oct. 7 /CNW/ - The Board of Directors of Photon Control Inc. ("Photon") (TSX-V: PHO), a leading developer of photonic sensors, is pleased to announce the appointment of Christopher Weston as President. In his role, Christopher will assume a principal leadership role for the execution of Photon's overall business and will continue to act as Marketing Director.

Christopher joined Photon in 2008 as Marketing Director and has played an integral role in the Company's marketing diversification, streamlining strategy and distribution development. Prior to Photon, he served as Vice President of CUBE Global Storage Ltd., a global high-security information and asset management company, orchestrating a complete re-branding and strategic planning initiative. Christopher also provides advisory services to several other organizations, including the Canadian Association of Family Enterprise (CAFE), where he is a member of the National Board.

Mr. Michael Weston is leaving his role as Interim President and has resigned as member of the Board. Michael plans to remain involved with Photon in a special advisory capacity.

Christopher added, "I am very excited to take the lead as President and to work closely with Photon's highly skilled and motivated team. We have worked very hard over the past year to create a solid foundation at Photon, providing proven technology to its growing customer base. I see a great potential for growth in the years ahead."

These changes will become effective immediately.

    About Photon Control Inc.

Photon Control Inc. develops and manufactures opto-electronic products for measurement and control. All Photon's products have competitive advantages in both performance and cost. Markets for Photon's products include semiconductor capital equipment, oil and gas, power industry, life sciences and research.

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SOURCE Photon Control Inc.

For further information: For further information: Company Contact: Helena Rebec, Acting Investor Relations Manager, (604) 422-8861 x 101,

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