Dan McBride (l) and Jerry Warner.
SAN RAMON, Calif.—CooperCompanies (NYSE: COO) on Thursday announced two senior leadership changes that will enable the company to maximize current and future opportunities. Effective Feb. 1, 2022, Dan McBride, who is executive vice president (EVP) and chief operating officer of CooperCompanies, will take on additional responsibilities that span the organization. In conjunction with this move, Jerry Warner EVP, Americas and global commercial functions of CooperVision, will be promoted to president of CooperVision, effective Feb. 1, the announcement noted.

“We have a multifaceted, global organization that’s only getting bigger and stronger,” said Al White, CooperCompanies president and chief executive officer. “Both our businesses—vision and women’s health—are actively creating new categories and expanding around the world. Dan has the experience and vision to help guide our dynamic growth, and Jerry has the leadership strengths and industry relationships that are critical to CooperVision’s continued success.”
In his new role as president of CooperVision, Warner will oversee all worldwide functions within the CooperVision business unit and continue to report to McBride. Warner has extensive experience in the vision care industry. Over the past 10 years at CooperVision, he has held a variety of marketing, commercial and strategic leadership roles. Before joining CooperVision in 2012, he spent 11 years at Bausch + Lomb in product marketing and management.
McBride, in his expanded role, will continue to be responsible for CooperVision while also assuming global leadership for human resources and legal, in addition to assuming a more active role in corporate strategy. McBride has been with Cooper for more than 16 years, having served as EVP, chief operating officer at CooperCompanies since 2013, and president of CooperVision since 2014.