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Playworld appoints director of product development and strategy

Industry Veteran Michael Laris Assumes Position

LEWISBURG, PA (April 4, 2013) – Playworld, a leading manufacturer of imaginative playground and fitness equipment, today announced that Michael Laris has been named director of product development and strategy.

Most recently Laris served as concept and design creation manager for Kompan. For nearly 15 years, Laris worked for the playground and play sports equipment manufacturer to provide inspiring products for children and adults.

Laris currently serves as a play/design specialist for Mali Kalanso, a non-profit organization that builds schools in Mali, Africa. He helps to organize the donation and construction of play equipment at the new schools.

“Michael’s proven experience and passion for developing playground and outdoor fitness equipment make him a great fit for our company,” said Matthew Miller, CEO of Playworld.

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