Tuesday, December 1, 2020 12:27 AM
has announced the newest member of its leadership team, Noha Abdalla, who joined the company as chief marketing officer on Nov. 30. Sue Downes, MyEyeDr. CEO, said, “I am excited to have Noha’s talents on our team and the opportunity to work closely with her to lead our marketing innovation and digitization efforts. We know that her skills and talents will accelerate our efforts in creating the next generation patient experience.” Downes added, “Noha brings to MyEyeDr. strong functional leadership, a focus on service experiences, significant experience building teams and running marketing efforts at scale in ways that will most certainly have a positive impact on our brand, her team and the associate and patient experience over time.”
Tuesday, December 1, 2020 12:24 AM
, a leading optometrist-controlled eyecare company, said it has named Elara Verret to its leadership team in the role of vice president, digital and brand. Verret is an award-winning marketing and e-commerce leader with more than 15 years of progressively responsible experience in notable Canadian and international multi-brand platforms, according to a recent announcement.
Wednesday, November 25, 2020 12:24 AM
wrapped up its Eyes On 2021
on Sunday, Nov. 22. The three-day virtual event was one of the largest virtual optometry events of 2020 with over 6,000 eyecare registrants, 4,500+ attendees and more than one million minutes of content watched across three days, the organization said.
Tuesday, November 24, 2020 12:27 AM
NEW YORK—Vision Monday
and 20/20 Magazine
are pleased to announce the selections in the 12th annual EyeVote Readers’ Choice Awards, a special survey aimed at identifying readers’ favorite products and companies of the year. Optical retailers and ECP readers of the two Jobson Medical Information publications were asked to identify their “favorite” products in 19 distinct categories.
Tuesday, November 24, 2020 12:24 AM
GERMANTOWN, Wis.—For more than 15 years Satisloh customers have had the opportunity to choose from the company’s tiered coverage plan, STEP (Satisloh Total Equipment Protection), designed to help labs keep their equipment running at maximum efficiency with minimum down time.
Monday, November 23, 2020 12:18 AM
RANDOLPH, Mass.—This holiday season, Randolph
, the U.S.-based manufacturer of sunglasses and eyewear based here, is proud to be supporting Angel Flight NE
, a non-profit organization providing free air transportation to patients in need of lifesaving medical care outside of their geographic area. For each sunglass purchase made via the Randolph USA site or from ECPs or optical retailers, from Nov. 1 to Dec. 31, 2020, Randolph is making a donation to Angel Flight NE to help support their life-saving missions.
Monday, November 23, 2020 12:15 AM
WASHINGTON, D.C.—The Vision Council is extending the deadline to participate in the 2020 Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Survey until Tuesday, November 24 at midnight.
Thursday, November 19, 2020 12:18 AM
SAN RAMON, Calif.—CooperCompanies
(NYSE: COO) announced that its board of directors elected Teresa S. Madden to the board as an independent director, effective Dec. 1, 2020.
Thursday, November 12, 2020 6:58 PM
NEW YORK—American Express’ #ShopSmall
initiative has taken on new dimensions in this unique year, extending the spotlight on the importance of supporting local small businesses to consumers in a range of categories. Just last month, Amex launched a new podcast, “Built to Last,” a series of conversations with trailblazing Black small business owners. The podcast is hosted by Elaine Welteroth, the former editor-in-chief of Teen Vogue
, journalist, producer and New York Times
best-selling author. Welteroth said, “I am excited to partner with American Express to shine a light on Black entrepreneurs that are blazing new trails and finding innovative ways to thrive despite unprecedented challenges.”
Tuesday, November 10, 2020 12:18 AM
NEW YORK—Paul Misiti has been named chief operating officer at Lighthouse Guild
. Misiti is responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of Lighthouse Guild and works closely with the CEO and staff to implement high priority initiatives.
Monday, November 9, 2020 12:27 AM
ALEXANDRIA, Va.—The Vision Council today announced the launch of the 2020 Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Survey
. Developed in partnership with Nonprofit HR, one of the leading full-service human resources firms focused exclusively on the nonprofit sector with expertise in DEI consulting, the custom survey is intended to benchmark the vision care leadership landscape in order to help organizations within the industry identify opportunities they have to promote diversity, cultivate talent and improve their performance. The survey is open to all members of the vision care products and services industry and participation is confidential.
Monday, November 9, 2020 12:18 AM
GREEN BAY, Wis.—Shopko Optical
, a provider of patient-centric eyecare and quality eyewear, has announced that Lisa Cowan, Katherine Christy and Nancy Newstrom have joined the field leadership team as regional managers.
Thursday, November 5, 2020 12:30 AM
BAAR, Switzerland—After five years with Satisloh, first as head of region North America and for the last two years as president/CEO for the global Satisloh Group, Pete Lothes will take on a new leadership role within Essilor of America
as SVP operations and supply chain.
Thursday, November 5, 2020 12:24 AM
BLOOMINGTON, Ill.—Keplr Vision
announced this week the appointment of key eyecare opinion leaders Dr. Eric Schmidt to vice president of professional development and Dr. Jeff Lewis to director of school engagement.