New Execs Join EyeCare Services Partners, Edlow Named Executive Chairman

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Wednesday, January 28, 2015 12:27 AM BALTIMORE, Md.—EyeCare Services Partners Holdings LLC (ESP), one of the nation’s largest vertically integrated ophthalmologic and optometric services practices, announced the addition of two new senior executives to the company’s management team: David L. Thomas will become president and chief operating officer; and Christopher R. Fusco will become vice president of business development.

Morel U.S.A. Names Palmiotto Director of Sales

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Wednesday, January 28, 2015 12:15 AM WYCKOFF, N.J.— Morel U.S.A. has announced the addition of Nick Palmiotto as director of sales, effective Jan. 12, 2015.

Tifosi Optics Adds Sales Management and Creative Executives

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Monday, January 26, 2015 12:24 AM WATKINSVILLE, Ga.— Tifosi Optics, Inc. has announced two new additions to its national sales management team, as well as a new creative director to head up the company’s creative development and graphics.

Grumbling Named Chief Operating Officer Ophthalmic Division North America for OptoTech U.S.

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Friday, January 23, 2015 12:27 AM GERMANTOWN Wis.— OptoTech, a leading manufacturer of ophthalmic equipment and precision optics has named Jeff Grumbling, COO, Ophthalmic Division North America.

CooperVision Names Dr. Orsborn Vice President of Global Professional & Clinical Affairs

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Wednesday, January 21, 2015 12:27 AM PLEASANTON, Calif.— CooperVision, Inc. has named Gary Orsborn, OD, MS, FAAO, FBCLA, vice president, Global Professional & Clinical Affairs, responsible for the development and management of the company’s professional and clinical affairs strategy worldwide.

NVision Eye Centers Names Pereyra President and Moves Its California-based Corporate Headquarters

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Wednesday, January 21, 2015 12:24 AM ALISO VIEJO, Calif.— NVision Eye Centers moved to new headquarters here from the Newport Beach, Calif., flagship location it previously occupied for the last 15 years.

Presbia PLC Appoints Todd Cooper as President and CEO

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Wednesday, January 21, 2015 12:15 AM IRVINE, Calif.— Presbia PLC, an ophthalmic device company that has developed the Presbia Flexivue Microlens, a proprietary optical lens implant for treating presbyopia, announced that it has appointed Todd Cooper as its president and chief executive officer.

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Metz to Join Carl Zeiss AG Board and Head Global Vision Care and Consumer Optics Groups, Effective July 2015

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Wednesday, January 14, 2015 12:30 AM OBERKOCHEN, Germany—Effective July 1, 2015, the currently four-member executive board of Carl Zeiss AG, headed by president and CEO, Dr. Michael Kaschke, will be expanded to include a new member, responsible for the vision care and consumer optics business groups.

Tallier Appointed New CEO of Ogi Eyewear

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Monday, January 12, 2015 12:27 AM MINNEAPOLIS— Ogi Eyewear has appointed Joseph Tallier as their new chief executive officer, effective Jan. 1, 2015.

Charmant USA Names Urayama President and CEO, Aida and Ferraro to Retire

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Wednesday, January 07, 2015 12:22 AM MORRIS PLAINS, N.J.—Charmant USA has announced that Kikuo Urayama will be the new president and CEO of the company as of Feb. 1, 2015, upon the retirement of current president and CEO, Harry Aida.

The Vision Council Names Sutherlin Optical Lab Division Liaison

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Monday, January 05, 2015 12:24 AM ALEXANDRIA, Va.— The Vision Council has named Steve Sutherlin the new Optical Lab Division liaison to fill the seat left vacant by Mike Daley when he became CEO of the organization on Oct. 1, 2014.

I-Deal Optics Names Tim Fortier Director of Key Accounts and Business Development

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Monday, January 05, 2015 12:18 AM TROY, MICH.—I-Deal Optics has named Tim Fortier as director of key accounts and business development for North American operations.

Hilaire van der Veen to Leave Shamir Optical, Ind., Effective Jan. 1

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Monday, December 29, 2014 12:18 AM UPPER GALILEE, Israel—Long-time optical industry executive Hilaire van der Veen will be leaving Shamir Optical, Ind. (SOI), effective Jan. 1, 2015, according to an announcement from the company.

Randolph Engineering Names Sarah Fawle Director of Global Marketing

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Monday, December 22, 2014 12:24 AM RANDOLPH, Mass.— Randolph Engineering, Inc. has named Sarah Fawle as the new director of global marketing.
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