Spy Promotes Sepanek to Executive Vice President


CARLSBAD, Calif.— Spy Inc. (OTCBB: XSPY) has announced that Jim Sepanek, Spy’s former vice president of optical, has been promoted to executive vice president of the company, effective Dec. 26, 2013.
“Having a new executive on the team to join Jim McGinty and me is very exciting, especially considering Jim Sepanek's professionalism and love of the Spy brand,” said Michael Marckx, Spy president and CEO. “Jim has been a huge contributor to our sales efforts the past two and half years, having championed our Rx business very successfully during that time, and now we get to take the next step together. Jim's dedication, optical savvy, and leadership are going to be extremely valuable to Spy as we continue our growth plans in all areas of our business.”
Sepanek joined Spy in May 2011 and has led business development and sales for Spy as it evolves its global presence. With nearly 20 years of experience in the optical industry, he previously served as vice president of business development at Signature Eyewear and prior to that, held executive positions at Rem Eyewear and Revo, Inc.
“It’s rare when a dream job gets better,” added Sepanek. “I couldn’t be more excited about the opportunity that we have to take the Spy brand to the next level. In my new role, we will bring a sense of urgency and discipline to the way we approach our business, providing a greater reason to exist for our customers and a better experience for our consumers."