CooperVision Promotes Seshadri to Vice President, North America Marketing

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Wednesday, June 24, 2015 12:21 AM PLEASANTON, Calif.—CooperVision, Inc., a division of The Cooper Companies (NYSE:COO) announced that Simon Seshadri has been appointed vice president, North America marketing.

Bob Nahmias to Retire From Hilco Vision; Ross Brownlee Named New CEO

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Monday, June 22, 2015 12:33 AM PLAINVILLE, Mass.—Hilco Vision, a leading provider of eyecare and eyewear solutions, has announced the retirement of Bob Nahmias, CEO of the business for the past 17 years.

Association of Schools and Colleges of Optometry Names Dawn Mancuso, FASAE, CAE, Executive Director

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Friday, June 19, 2015 12:18 AM ROCKVILLE, Md.—The Association of Schools and Colleges of Optometry (ASCO) has appointed Dawn Mancuso, FASAE, CAE, its new executive director.

Vision-Ease Promotes David George to Director of Sales, North America

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Friday, June 19, 2015 12:15 AM RAMSEY, Minn.—Vision-Ease has named optical industry leader David George as its new director of sales, North America. George brings 28 years of optical sales and customer service management experience to the company.

Vuarnet Names Giraud CEO, Zeltner Development Director

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Wednesday, June 17, 2015 12:21 AM NEW YORK—Vuarnet has appointed Lionel Giraud as CEO and Luc Zeltner as development director. As part of the expansion, it is merging all of its product categories together.

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By VM Staff
Monday, June 15, 2015 12:00 AM PLEASANTON, Calif.— CooperVision, Inc., a unit of The Cooper Companies, Inc. (NYSE:COO), has named Jerry Warner as president, North America, responsible for determining the strategic direction of the company’s largest region, driving sustainable business growth and deeper customer relationships in the U.S. and Canada, the company said.

Krueger and Koch in Dual Leadership Roles at Mykita Holding

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Friday, June 12, 2015 12:24 AM BERLIN—Mykita Holding Gmbh has expanded its management board, the company announced this week. Effective immediately, Moritz Krueger, managing partner and creative director, and Franz Koch, managing partner, will lead the business together.

VSP Global Appoints Kate Renwick-Espinosa as President of VSP Vision Care

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Wednesday, June 10, 2015 12:24 AM SACRAMENTO, Calif.—VSP Global announced  that Kate Renwick-Espinosa, current VSP Global chief marketing officer, has been appointed to president of VSP Vision Care, effective Oct.1, 2015.

Doheny Eye Institute Names Dr. Sadda President and Chief Scientific Officer

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Wednesday, June 10, 2015 12:18 AM LOS ANGELES—The Doheny Eye Institute has named SriniVas (Vas) Sadda, MD, president and chief scientific officer (CSO). The nonprofit vision research and education institution is dedicated to furthering the conservation, improvement and restoration of human eyesight since 1947.

Inspecs USA Names Jeff Harvie National Sales Manager

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Monday, June 08, 2015 12:24 AM LEARWATER, Fla.—Inspecs USA has named Jeff Harvie, an eyewear veteran with over 20 years of experience, national sales manager of the Sun and Safety team.

Kentucky College of Optometry Names Its First Founding Faculty Member

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Monday, June 01, 2015 12:21 AM PIKEVILLE, Ky.—The University of Pikeville-Kentucky College of Optometry has appointed its first founding faculty member, Eilene Eugenio Kinzer, OD, Med, VFL, FAAO, who will serve as a senior clinical instructor of primary care optometry and ocular disease.

Tura Names Dunn and O’Grady to Head Sales Management Team

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Friday, May 29, 2015 12:21 AM NEW YORK—Tura Inc. has announced changes to its sales management team with the promotion of Rebecca Dunn and the hire of Kelly O’Grady.

OD Excellence Adds Two Execs to Management Team

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Wednesday, May 27, 2015 12:26 AM HEALDSBURG, Calif.—OD Excellence, a practice management and consulting firm for optometrists, is expanding its management team with the addition of two new executives.

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Second Sight Announces Two Top Management Appointments

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Monday, May 11, 2015 12:24 AM SYLMAR, Calif.—Second Sight Medical Products (NASDAQ:EYES), which markets the Argus II retinal prosthesis, is expanding its management team with the addition of Anthony “Tony” Moses, who has been named commercial vice president, Americas, and James “Jim” Miller, who has been appointed director of manufacturing, a newly created position.
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