Bausch + Lomb Appoints Brian Rosenblatt, OD to Professional Strategy, U.S. Vision Care Business

By Staff
Friday, July 31, 2015 12:27 AM BRIDGEWATER, N.J. — Bausch + Lomb has appointed Brian Rosenblatt, OD as director, professional strategy for its U.S. Vision Care business.

Visibility Management Appoints Michael Monaco to Its Consulting Team as Senior Partner

By Staff
Friday, July 31, 2015 12:21 AM CLEARWATER, Fla.—Visibility Management has appointed optical industry veteran Michael Monaco to its consulting team as a senior partner.

Rights of Employees When it Comes to Religious Wear at Work

By By Hedley Lawson, Jr.
Monday, July 27, 2015 7:00 AM NEW YORK—With increasing frequency, I am called by a client company or a prospective client to ask about the rights of employees to wear religious articles at work. After a brief discussion, I inform them that employers cannot generally enforce a policy prohibiting employees from wearing articles of religious importance at work.

Bob Ferrigno Named Senior Vice President of Global Sales and Marketing for SynergEyes

By Staff
Monday, July 27, 2015 12:30 AM CARLSBAD, Calif. –SynergEyes Inc. appointed Bob Ferrigno as senior vice president of global sales and marketing which became effective on July 20, 2015.

OWA Connection Series at VEW Examines “Getting Four Generations to Work Together,” at Event on Sept. 17

By Staff
Monday, July 27, 2015 12:24 AM DALLAS—Generational differences can cause conflict and misunderstandings in the workplace because generations do speak a different language based on when they grew up and the different cultural events and experiences happening at that time.

Accessories Council Announces 2015 ACE Award Honorees

By Staff
Monday, July 27, 2015 12:21 AM NEW YORK—The Accessories Council has announced its first round of honorees for the 19th annual Accessories Council Excellence Awards (2015 ACE Awards).

Nominate Your Favorite Optical Laboratory Website

By Staff
Friday, July 24, 2015 12:21 AM NEW YORK—Does you lab’s website provide you with the information you need? Is it user-friendly, and easy on the eyes? Is the content applicable and relevant? If so, then nominate your favorite site for LabTalk’s 16th annual Optical Laboratory Web Site of the Year Award.

The American Academy of Optometry Announces 2015 Award Recipients

By Staff
Friday, July 24, 2015 12:18 AM ORLANDO, Fla. –The American Academy of Optometry announced its 2015 Award recipients. This year the Academy’s awards will also recognize several international attendees.

Carl Zeiss Vision Names New President, SVP Independent Eyecare Professionals

By Staff
Thursday, July 23, 2015 10:30 AM SAN DIEGO—Carl Zeiss Vision Inc. announced today that Jens Boy will become its new president and head of the North American organization of the Zeiss Vision Care business group, effective August 1.

WestGroupe Names Debono Executive VP of Global Sales

By Staff
Wednesday, July 22, 2015 12:21 AM MONTREAL—WestGroupe has promoted Michael Debono to EVP of global sales, where he will lead the global strategic sales in Toronto, Ontario.

Norman Childs Eyewear Hires Adam Cowfer as Sales Manager to Enter the Wholesale Business

By Staff
Wednesday, July 22, 2015 12:18 AM PITTSBURGH—To become more vertically integrated and enter the wholesale business, Norman Childs Eyewear has hired Adam Cowfer as its sales manager.

Association of Schools and Colleges of Optometry Announce Special Recognition Awards

By Staff
Wednesday, July 22, 2015 12:15 AM ROCKVILLE, Md.—The Association of Schools and Colleges of Optometry have announced the recipients of the 2015 Special Recognition Awards.

Small Firms Not Among the Growing Self-Insurance Movement

By By Hedley Lawson, Jr.
Monday, July 20, 2015 1:26 PM NEW YORK—U.S. small businesses have not followed the same path of bigger firms by starting to self-insure their medical benefits to avoid the costs of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), according to recent research findings by the nonprofit Employee Benefit Research Institute (EBRI).

Volpetti to Join Luxottica Group as Chief Marketing Officer in August, Will Succeed D’Angelantonio

By Staff
Monday, July 20, 2015 12:27 AM MILAN—Luxottica Group (NYSE: LUX) will be bringing on a new chief marketing officer (CMO) on Aug. 1, Stefano Volpetti, VMail has learned.

#HerStory

By VM Staff
Monday, July 20, 2015 12:10 AM NEW YORK—Coming up with a theme for this Special Report year after year is no easy task. Some of us on the editorial team have been profiling optical’s Influential Women since VM’s Special Report began way back in 2003. The challenge is always the same: finding a theme that is fresh and dynamic, like the Influential Women themselves.
Loading...