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By Staff
Monday, September 15, 2014 12:00 AM ALBANY, N.Y.—Jan Cory, an experienced eyewear executive, has been named the new U.S. president of Silhouette Optical, Ltd.

FGX International’s CEO Melo Leaves The Company, Di Paola to Serve as Interim CEO

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Friday, September 12, 2014 12:24 AM SMITHFIELD, R.I.—César Melo, who served as CEO of FGX International (FGXI) a leading eyewear, sun and readers supplier, has left the company as of Sept. 4th.

Giancarla Agnoli, Managing Director of Marchon Italia, To Retire

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Friday, September 12, 2014 12:21 AM NEW YORK—Marchon has announced that Giancarla Agnoli, managing director of Marchon Italia, will retire effective Dec. 31, 2014. Under her leadership over the last 20 years, Marchon Italia has experienced extraordinary growth and expansion, the company said.

20/20 Magazine’s Gloria Nicola to Retire After 26-Years Covering Eyewear Trends

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Friday, September 12, 2014 12:18 AM NEW YORK–20/20 Magazine’s Gloria Nicola, senior editor for frames, sunwear and accessories for 26 years, will be retiring from the magazine, effective Oct. 31.

Phill Phillips, a Founder of Latham and Phillips, Retires

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Friday, September 05, 2014 12:21 AM GROVE CITY, Ohio—Phill Phillips, a founding partner and owner of Latham and Phillips Ophthalmic (LPO) has retired from the company, effective Sept. 1, 2014.

ABB Optical Group Names Aaron See Vice President of Marketing

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Wednesday, September 03, 2014 12:18 AM CORAL SPRINGS, Fla.— ABB Optical Group, the nation’s leading distributor of optical products, has announced that industry veteran Aaron See has joined the company as vice president of marketing.

Luxottica Details Guerra’s Exit Agreement

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Monday, September 01, 2014 12:45 PM MILAN—Luxottica said  that at its board meeting it had resolved that Andrea Guerra is to be paid a redundancy incentive equal to the gross total amount of €10,000,000 in addition to the severance pay linked to the consensual termination.

Luxottica Sets New Co-CEO Model, Guerra to Leave, Cavatorta Named CEO Corporate, Interim CEO Markets

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Monday, September 01, 2014 10:30 AM MILAN—Following a board meeting here today, Luxottica Group S.p.A. (NYSE: LUX; MTA: LUX), announced the introduction of a new management structure based on a co-CEO model, one focused on Markets and the other dedicated to Corporate Functions.

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Monday, September 01, 2014 12:00 AM NEWTOWN SQUARE, Pa.—Jobson Medical Information has announced that James Henne, a nearly 16-year veteran of the company, has been named group publisher for the Review Group of publications and services, which includes Review of Optometry, Review of Ophthalmology, Review of Cornea & Contact Lenses, a series of websites and e-newsletters and a robust clinical education and training business for optometrists and ophthalmologists.

Advantica Names James Scheib Vice President of Sales

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Friday, August 29, 2014 12:21 AM ST. LOUIS, Mo.—Vision and dental benefits provider, Advantica has named James W. Scheib, Jr., vice president of sales. He will oversee the sales and account management of the company’s vision and dental commercial products.

Inspecs USA Names Matt Dorling VP of Business Development

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Friday, August 29, 2014 12:18 AM CLEARWATER, Fl.— Inspecs USA has named Matt Dorling vice president of business development. In his new role, Dorling will support and grow the company’s partnerships within the independent ECP sector across North America and Canada.

Carrier Appointed COO Essilor Int'l, Leonard Named President, EOA

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Thursday, August 28, 2014 6:15 AM PARIS— Essilor International said that John Carrier, president and CEO of Essilor of America, has been appointed COO of Essilor International, alongside co-COOs Paul du Saillant and Laurent Vacherot.

Leadership Changes at Refac Optical Group, ACON Exec Named Interim CEO

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Wednesday, August 27, 2014 12:29 AM GLENDORA, N.J. and WASH D.C.–VMail has learned that several top management changes have taken place at Refac Optical Group, one of the leading optical retailers in the U.S. 

Jan Cory Named New U.S. President of Silhouette Optical Ltd.

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Monday, August 25, 2014 12:30 AM ALBANY, N.Y.—Jan Cory, an experienced eyewear executive, has been named the new U.S. president of Silhouette Optical, Ltd.

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.
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