FGX International Names Verrecchia To Its Board of Directors

SMITHFIELD, R.I.—FGX International (NASDAQ:FGXI) have announced that Alfred J. Verrecchia has been appointed to its board of directors for a term ending at the 2009 annual meeting of stockholders.

“Al Verrecchia brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to our board in the areas of finance, marketing and corporate governance,” said Alec Taylor, chairman and CEO of FGX International. “His decades of experience in managing one of the world’s most successful branded products companies will be of tremendous value to FGX International.”

Verrecchia is currently chairman of the board of Hasbro, Inc. From 2003 until his retirement in May 2008, he was president and CEO of Hasbro. Prior to 2003 he was Hasbro’s president and COO with his career at Hasbro spanning over 40 years.