Charmant Promotes Bill Hurst to Vice President of Sales

MORRIS PLAINS, NJ—Charmant has announced the promotion of Bill Hurst to the position of vice president of sales, following the retirement of Jean Simone, who held the position of vice president of sales for the past seven years. Hurst first joined Charmant in the position of director of sales in 2020, and has over 30 years of optical industry experience. Masakiyo Honjo, president and CEO thanked Jean for her hard work and dedication in building the Charmant sales organization over the last 16 years.

Honjo further stated, “Bill has what it takes, he excels at motivation and communication. Charmant is primed for even greater levels of success. We’re excited to see what Charmant will accomplish with Bill as our new vice president of sales.”

Hurst said, “I’m excited to accept this new challenge. It was a pleasure to learn from Jean Simone; and I am now poised and ready to take Charmant into a new era of growth as a leader in this industry, motivating our sales force to strive for greatness every day.”