Optos Names Rob Kennedy CFO

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LONDON—Medical retinal imaging company, Optos plc (LSE:OPTS) has appointed Rob Kennedy, currently interim CFO, to the position of CFO, effective immediately. Prior to assuming the interim CFO role, Kennedy had served as group director of finance and company secretary since joining Optos in August 2011. He joined Optos from the University of Dundee where he had been the director of finance since 2007. Prior to that, he held a number of senior finance roles.

Dr. Peter Fellner, non-executive chairman of Optos, said, “I am delighted to announce that, following a comprehensive search process, we have decided to appoint Rob as CFO, and we welcome him to the board. Since joining the company in 2011, Rob has been central to growing, and latterly leading, the finance function within Optos. He has a deep understanding of all aspects of the business and is the right person for this position as we expand our footprint and presence.”