Jim Eisen Assumes Full CEO Role for HVHC, Parent Co. of Visionworks and Davis Vision

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Friday, November 14, 2014 12:27 AM SAN ANTONIO, Texas—David Holmberg, president and CEO of Highmark Health, has announced that Jim Eisen will immediately assume full CEO responsibilities of HVHC Inc., which includes Visionworks and Davis Vision, among other divisions.

Vision Source Names Nick Morse as CFO and Satish Dave as CIO

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Wednesday, November 12, 2014 12:24 AM KINGWOOD, Texas— Vision Source, the Texas-based national optometric alliance and franchisor with more than 3,600 members, has added two executives to its senior leadership team.

Common Wage Offenses by Employers

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Monday, November 03, 2014 10:13 AM

Greg Nugent Joins Adlens Board as Non-Executive Director

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Friday, October 17, 2014 12:24 AM OXFORD, England—Adjustable focus eyewear maker Adlens, based here, has appointed Greg Nugent as a non-executive board director.

More Top Management Changes at Luxottica: Cavatorta to Resign, Special Board Meeting Set for Today

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Monday, October 13, 2014 7:15 AM MILAN – Enrico Cavatorta, named co-CEO of  Luxottica Group S.p.A. (NYSE: LUX; MTA: LUX) six weeks ago in the wake of the departure of Andrea Guerra as CEO and the  announcement of a new management structure, has “expressed his intention to resign,” according to a statement Luxottica released late Sunday, Oct. 12. 

Take the Right Steps to Accommodate Employees With Disabilities

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Monday, October 06, 2014 10:45 AM NEW YORK—As the workforce ages and people working with some kind of disability are on the rise, companies will need to be attentive in making accommodations for certain workers, according to a white paper from The Standard.

Luxottica New Co-CEO Could be Selected Within Weeks

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Friday, September 05, 2014 12:33 AM NEW YORK—Following Luxottica Group S.p.A.’s introduction of a new co-CEO management, in an exclusive interview, VMail has learned that the other co-CEO of Markets could be selected within weeks.

Advantica Names Edward Pattarozzi Chief Sales and Marketing Officer

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Friday, August 22, 2014 12:24 AM ST. LOUIS, Mo.—Vision and dental benefits provider, Advantica has named Edward Pattarozzi as the new chief sales and marketing officer. The company is also currently conducting a search for a new chief operating officer.

New Federal Guidelines Protect Pregnant Employees

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Monday, August 11, 2014 2:31 PM NEW YORK—In its first major update of Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) guidance on pregnancy discrimination since 1983, on July 14, 2014 the agency added provisions explaining when the Pregnancy Discrimination Act (PDA) and Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) might require reasonable accommodations for workers with pregnancy-related disabilities or work restrictions.

'Union of Eyecare Providers' is Topic of July 23rd 'Power Hour'

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Monday, July 21, 2014 12:21 AM FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J.—Craig Steinberg, OD, JD and David Balto, Esq., representing the American Association of Doctors of Optometry (AADO) and the “Union of American Eyecare Providers,” will be the guests on the July 23rd edition of ‘The Power Hour,” the weekly radio broadcast hosted by Gary Gerber, OD, founder of The Power Practice.

What Are ECPs Earning? 2014 Study Highlights Compensation Trends

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Friday, July 18, 2014 12:18 AM NEW YORK—The 2014 ECP Compensation Study, a project of Jobson Research and Local Eye Site, is now available.

Gene Johnson Named Vice President and General Manager of Envision Industries

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Friday, July 11, 2014 12:30 AM WICHITA, Kan.— Envision, a company that promotes advocacy and independence for those who are blind or low vision, has named Gene Johnson vice president and general manager of Envision Industries, its product manufacturing and assembly division.

Evaluating Practice Consultancies Is Topic of Tonight’s ‘Power Hour’

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Wednesday, July 09, 2014 12:18 AM FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J.—Practice consultancies are the topic of a rebroadcast edition of the “Power Hour” tonight, July 9, the weekly radio broadcast hosted by Gary Gerber, OD, founder of The Power Practice.

A New Cybersecurity Roadmap to Keep Your Company Safe

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Monday, July 07, 2014 11:58 AM NEW YORK—On Feb. 12, 2014, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), an agency within the Department of Commerce, published a 41-page “Framework for Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity” in response to President Obama’s 2013 Executive Order calling for such a framework.

Adlens Appoints Dame Sue Street as Non-Executive Director

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Wednesday, July 02, 2014 12:18 AM OXFORD, UK— Adlens has appointed Dame Sue Street to the Adlens board as a non-executive director.
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