IRVINE, CA--(Marketwire - Feb 4, 2013) - Global Vision Holdings, Inc. ("Global Vision" or the "Company") (OTCQB: GVHIB), a diversified financial holding company focusing on investments in environmentally responsible, profitable and growing companies, announced today the addition of James Wong as its new Chief Operating Officer, as well as an addition to its Board of Directors.
Mr. Wong has over 20 years of financial advisory and operational management experience. He has been the CFO, COO or financial advisor to companies across a variety of industries, including automotive, construction, distribution, grocery, healthcare, manufacturing, not-for-profit, real estate, restaurant, retail, technology, and trucking, among others. Mr. Wong has been with the consulting practices of KPMG LLP and Grant Thornton, LLP, as well as with Merrill Lynch. He received his BA from University of California, Los Angeles and an MS in Management from Stanford University's Graduate School of Business.
Mr. Glen Carnes, CEO, states, "Mr. Wong's expertise in organizational development, corporate finance, and strategic management, along with his proven track record of creating profitable product-market strategies for growth, will be an incredible asset to our company. We are extremely pleased to have James as our COO and to serve on our Board of Directors and I look forward to implementing his ideas for continued success for Global Vision Holdings, Inc. and all of its subsidiaries."
About Global Vision Holdings, Inc.
Headquartered in Irvine, California, Global Vision Holdings, Inc. is a diversified financial investment company that evaluates acquisition and investment opportunities with a focus on businesses of profitable and growing, environmentally responsible, companies. Global Vision Holdings, Inc. uses a superior team of financial research experts and in-house environmental responsibility analysis to make recommendations for strategic acquisitions. For more information, please visit our website at www.globalvisionholdings.net.
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