SOURCE: Pixtronix, Inc.

October 21, 2008 09:15 ET

Pixtronix Expands Leadership Team

Display Company Positions for Growth With New CEO and VP of Manufacturing

ANDOVER MA--(Marketwire - October 21, 2008) - Pixtronix, Inc., a private venture-backed developer of innovative multimedia display technologies, today announced the appointment of Tony Zona as Chief Executive Officer and Kris Sahlstrom as Vice President of Manufacturing. With the addition of these proven executives, Pixtronix prepares for the next phase of growth in the development and manufacturing of its display technologies.

Tony Zona, a well known and successful entrepreneur with over 25 years of high tech leadership experience, is responsible for the overall management and strategic direction of Pixtronix. Most recently, Mr. Zona was Vice President and General Manager at Motorola. He joined Motorola through the acquisition of Quantum Bridge Communications, where he served as founder, President and CEO. Kris Sahlstrom brings two decades of experience in flat panel display and semiconductor engineering and manufacturing to Pixtronix, where he leads the company's worldwide manufacturing strategy and operations.

"Pixtronix has demonstrated their low power, multimedia display technology in record time," said Jeffrey Andrews, Partner at Atlas Venture. "We are thrilled to now add the seasoned leadership of executives Tony Zona and Kris Sahlstrom to help lead the company through its next phase of growth."

About Pixtronix, Inc

Headquartered in Andover, Massachusetts and led by experts in the fields of displays, optics and MEMS, the Pixtronix mission is to develop and market innovative multimedia display technologies that combine the world's highest optical performance with the lowest power consumption. Pixtronix displays scale from mobile devices to desktop displays through HD televisions. For more information, visit

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