ProPhotonix Limited Announces Directorship and Management Changes

ProPhotonix Limited Announces Directorship and Management Changes

SALEM, N.H., June 26, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ProPhotonix Limited (LSE:PPIX)
(LSE:PPIR) (OTC:STKR), a designer and manufacturer of LED illumination
systems, laser diode modules and a laser diode distributor with operations in
Ireland and the U.K., today June 26, 2013, announces Director and management
changes. Mr. Raymond Oglethorpe, Lead non-executive Director, is elected by
the Board to the position of Chairman.In addition, Mr. Mark Weidman,
President Wheelabrator Technologies, Inc., a subsidiary of Waste Management,
Inc., is nominated to the Board of Directors to fill the non-executive
Director vacancy of Mr. Dietmar Klenner.Mr. Philip Feeley, Corporate
Controller, has been appointed acting Chief Financial Officer.

Tim Losik, President and Chief Executive Officer stated, "The ProPhotonix
Board continues to enhance Corporate Governance and good corporate
practice.Ray has served as the lead non-executive Director for many years and
this transition is a natural shift for the Company.Ray and I have worked
together for more than five years and I look forward to working with him and
the entire Board as the Company evolves.

"I am delighted that Mr. Weidman is a nominee to the Board of Directors.He
brings years of management and development skills to the Board, including
international expertise and complex joint venture and partnership
transactions. Mr. Weidman has served in numerous executive leadership roles at
Wheelabrator Technologies Inc. for over twenty years. Wheelabrator is a
world-leading environmental technologies company operating in North America,
Europe and China.

"Finally, Mr. Philip Feeley has taken the role of acting Chief Financial
Officer of the company.Mr. Feeley has been the Corporate Controller since
joining the company on 31 October 2005.Prior to that, Mr. Feeley was
controller for GE, General Eastern Instruments from 1994 - 2004," concluded
Mr. Losik.

About ProPhotonix

ProPhotonix Limited, headquartered in Salem, New Hampshire, is an independent
designer and manufacturer of diode-based laser modules and LED systems for
industry leading OEMs and medical equipment companies. In addition, the
Company distributes premium diodes for Oclaro, Osram, QSI, Panasonic, and
Sony. The Company serves a wide range of markets including the machine vision,
industrial inspection, defense, sensors, and medical markets. ProPhotonix has
offices and subsidiaries in the U.S., Ireland, U.K., and Europe. For more
information about ProPhotonix and its innovative products, visit the Company's
web site at

CONTACT: ProPhotonix Limited
         Tim Losik, President & CEO
         Tel: +1 603 870 8220

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         Andrew Craig/ Ben Wright
         Tel: +44 (0)207 496 3000
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