Kentucky College of Optometry Names Andrew Buzzelli, OD, MS, Founding Dean

By Staff
Monday, April 14, 2014 12:27 AM PIKEVILLE, Ky.—The  University of Pikeville board of trustees president James Hurley announced the appointment of Andrew Buzzelli, OD, MS, as the founding dean of the Kentucky College of Optometry on April 3, 2014. 

Optical Women’s Association Appoints Claxton to Board of Directors

By Staff
Monday, April 14, 2014 12:21 AM DALLAS—The  Optical Women’s Association (OWA) has announced the appointment of Tiara Claxton to its board of directors. Claxton, western regional sales manager of luxury brands at  Safilo, will also serve as co-chair of the OWA’s program committee.

Novartis appoints Jeff George as Division Head, Alcon as Kevin Buehler Retires

By Staff
Friday, April 11, 2014 12:27 AM BASEL, Switzerland Novartis (NYSE: NVS) announced earlier this week the appointment of Jeff George as division head of  Alcon, effective May 1, 2014. George succeeds Kevin Buehler who is retiring from the company after a distinguished 30-year career at Alcon.

Diab Named SVP and President of Health and Wellness at Walmart U.S.

By Staff
Wednesday, April 09, 2014 12:30 AM BENTONVILLE, Ark.—Labeed Diab has been named senior vice president and president of health and wellness at Walmart U.S., a division of Walmart Inc. (NYSE: WMT).

Universal Display Corporation Names Richard C. Elias to Its Board of Directors

By Staff
Wednesday, April 09, 2014 12:21 AM EWING, N.J.—Richard Elias has joined the board of directors of Universal Display Corp. (Nasdaq: OLED), a leader in developing and delivering state-of-the-art, organic light emitting diode (OLED) technologies, materials and services to the display and lighting industries.

Welch Joins IRIS Intelligent Retinal Imaging Systems as VP, Healthcare Accounts

By Staff
Wednesday, April 02, 2014 12:21 AM PENSACOLA, Fla.— IRIS: Intelligent Retinal Imaging Systems, a cloud-based retinal screening technology provider, announced that Pat Welch has joined its leadership team as vice president of healthcare accounts.

Practice Transitions Topic of Tonight’s ‘Power Hour’

By Staff
Wednesday, April 02, 2014 12:15 AM FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J.—Chris Majdi from Transition Consultants will be the featured guest on the April 2 edition of “The Power Hour,” the weekly online radio talk show hosted by Gary Gerber, OD, founder of The Power Practice.

Relaunched Women In Optometry Names April Jasper, OD, and Katie Gilbert-Spear, OD Professional Co-Editors

By Staff
Friday, March 28, 2014 12:15 AM NEW YORK—April Jasper, OD, FAAO, and Katie Gilbert-Spear, OD, MPH, have been named professional co-editors of the newly relaunched Women In Optometry (WO), a quarterly supplement to Review of Optometry.

Arnette Appoints Wozniak National Sales Manager

By Staff
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 12:18 AM ENCINITAS, Calif.— Arnette has announced that industry veteran Nick Wozniak has been appointed national sales manager. Wozniak brings over 15 years of experience from within the action sports industry with him to the brand.

Gilan Cockrell, OD, FAAO, Joins Williams Group as Executive Vice President of Corporate Strategy

By Staff
Friday, March 21, 2014 12:18 AM LINCOLN, Neb.—Gilan Cockrell, OD, FAAO, has joined Williams Group as executive vice president of corporate strategy.

Renwick-Espinosa, CMO of VSP Global Elected to Prevent Blindness Board of Directors

By Staff
Wednesday, March 19, 2014 12:24 AM CHICAGO— Prevent Blindness has announced the election of Kate Renwick-Espinosa , chief marketing officer of VSP Global, to the Prevent Blindness Board of Directors, as voted at the organization’s winter board meeting here on March 8, 2014.

Cohen’s Fashion Optical Names Haile Chief Marketing Officer

By Staff
Wednesday, March 19, 2014 12:18 AM
GARDEN CITY, N.Y.— Cohen’s Fashion Optical has announced that Sheila Haile has joined the company as chief marketing officer.

FOCUS Series: Multifocal CL Options Appeal to Long-Term Wearers

By Marge Axelrad
Monday, March 17, 2014 12:00 AM NEW YORK—Recognizing the value of contact lenses within the total vision correct offerings of a practice, and factoring in the aging of long-time contact lens wearers, has supported high growth in the multifocal market.


By Staff
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