Contamac Ltd Appoints Chairman and Managing Director

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Friday, April 24, 2015 12:18 AM ESSEX, U.K.—Biocompatible materials provider and contact lens company Contamac Ltd announced that founder John McGregor would become the company’s chairman and that his son, Robert McGregor, has been appointed as managing director.

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Monday, April 20, 2015 12:01 AM

VisionCare Ophthalmic Technologies Names Wolfgang Tolle CEO

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Friday, April 17, 2015 12:24 AM SARATOGA, Calif.—VisionCare Ophthalmic Technologies, based here, announced that ophthalmic industry veteran Wolfgang Tolle will join the company as president and chief executive officer.

Transitions Names Sherianne James Vice President of Marketing and John Ligas Vice President of R&D

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Friday, April 17, 2015 12:21 AM PINELLAS PARK, Fla.—Transitions Optical has named Sherianne James, vice president, marketing and John Ligas, vice president, R&D, effectively immediately.

Ogi Eyewear Promotes Nides to Vice President of Sales

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Friday, April 17, 2015 12:18 AM MINNEAPOLIS—Ogi Eyewear has announced the promotion of John Nides to vice president of sales. Nides, who was previously vice president of sales, North America, of their Scojo New York brand, took on this expanded role effective March 1, 2015.

REM Names Keith Kamalich Vice President of Sales

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Friday, April 10, 2015 12:27 AM SUN VALLEY, Calif.—REM Eyewear has announced the addition of Keith Kamalich to its executive team as vice president of sales, effective April 9.

RestoringVision Announces New Executive Director

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Wednesday, April 08, 2015 12:27 AM SAN RAFAEL, Calif.—RestoringVision, a nonprofit, which supplies new reading glasses and sunglasses to people in need around the world, has announced the selection of Pelin Munis as its new executive director.

Mark Feder, OD Named Chairman of IDOC; Brown Promoted to President and CEO

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Monday, April 06, 2015 12:27 AM NORWALK, Conn.—Citing the continued rapid growth and ongoing support of its member base, IDOC, today, is announcing a series of leadership promotions and a recent new addition to its executive team.

Kenmark Promotes Rademacher To Marketing Director

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Monday, April 06, 2015 12:24 AM LOUISVILLE, KY –Kenmark Group has promoted Katelyn Rademacher from global brand manager to their new marketing director.

Transitions Optical Appoints Jose Alves General Manager, Americas

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Friday, April 03, 2015 12:21 AM PINELLAS PARK, Fla.—Transitions Optical has named Jose Alves general manager, Americas, effective immediately. Alves will succeed Bertrand Roy, who will focus on his role as CEO of Transitions Optical.

Satisloh Names Peter Lothes as President for North American Group

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Wednesday, March 25, 2015 12:30 AM GERMANTOWN, Wis.─ Peter Lothes has been named president of Satisloh North America. He will be responsible for leading all sales and operations for Satisloh in the U.S. and Canada.

Doug Harris to Head Glasses.com; Privitera Leaves Luxottica

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Wednesday, March 25, 2015 12:27 AM NEW YORK—Doug Harris, vice president of production and operations for Glasses.com, will head the online eyewear business going forward, following the departure of Carlo Privitera, formerly president of Glasses.com, a division of Luxottica (NYSE: LUX) who left the company earlier this month, VMail has learned.

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Monday, March 16, 2015 12:00 AM Tallier Appointed New CEO of Ogi Eyewear

Prevent Blindness Adds Two to Board of Directors

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Monday, March 09, 2015 12:21 AM CHICAGO— Prevent Blindness has elected Carole Kenner, PhD, RN, FAAN, dean and professor at the School of Nursing, Health and Exercise Science at The College of New Jersey; and J. David Pierson, founder of J. David Optical Consultancy, to the Prevent Blindness board of directors.

Shamir Promotes Naftalovich to President of Shamir North America

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Monday, March 02, 2015 12:32 AM

SAN DIEGO, Calif.— Shamir Optical Industry, announced that Raanan Naftalovich, the longtime executive and CEO of its San Diego-based Shamir Insight subsidiary, has been appointed president of Shamir North America.
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