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Leader in Collegiate Eyewear Society43 Hires Sharon Oliverio, Former Global Operations Manager of Smith Optics, as Supply Chain Director

April 10, 2013

PORTLAND, Ore., April 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Society43, the leader in collegiate eyewear, today is proud to announce the new hire of Sharon Oliverio as Supply Chain Director, effective immediately.

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Oliverio comes to Society43 from Smith Sport Optics, Inc, where she served as Global Operations Manager. She brings over 20 years of leadership experience in retail operations, logistics, and supply chain at Northwest companies including Nordstrom, Hollywood Video, and Nike. Most recently as Global Operations Manager at Smith Optics in Ketchum, Idaho, she led all supply chain functions including product purchasing, supplier management, inbound logistics, and inventory management.

In her role at Society43, Oliverio will bring her extensive supply chain experience to streamline Society43′s supply chain and optimize inventory management. “Sharon brings a wealth of experience, energy, and operational knowledge to our business, and we couldn’t be more excited to have her join our team,” says CEO Jason Bolt. “She is an incredibly talented executive with an extensive background in global supply chain and the proven ability to grow and manage the operational side of any size company. Sharon’s hire is a massive validation of Society43′s commitment to quality products and value proposition.

“I am excited to be joining the Society43 team as I believe in the products, the business model, and involvement in outreach to organizations like Two Feet project,” said Sharon. “I am a proud Alumna of Wake Forest University. I love the product concept of licensed sunglasses, and I believe it has a broad customer demographic of students, fans, and Alumni. Game Day. Every Day!”

As Supply Chain Director, Sharon will work to ensure Society43′s products are the highest quality and ship quickly to all customers. Over the last decade, Sharon has worked with some of the largest brands in the world and has successfully built and managed complex supply chains. Her ability to improve operations and supply through data analysis and technical knowledge makes her an invaluable asset as global supply chain landscapes continue to shift.

For more information, please contact Society43 Marketing Communications at 503-954-2817, email Society43 or visit the Society43 website at http://www.Society43.com.

Society43 was founded in 2010 and is the leader in officially licensed eyewear. Now offering officially licensed sunglasses for more than 70 of the largest universities in the world and over 3,000 custom sunglasses combinations with new colors added monthly. Society43 is a socially conscious company that specializes in well-built, exciting, and affordable sunglasses for collegiate sports fans. The name Society 43 was chosen in reference to the year collegiate sports started, 1843. The Yale Rowing Crew was the first college sports team in American history and it laid the foundation for the competitive collegiate sports environment that exists today.

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