Optometry Giving Sight Announces New Global Development Board and Chair
|February 25, 2013 12:21 AM
Optometry Giving Sight has announced the creation of a new board, the Global Development Board (GDB), which will be headed by Dr. Juan Carlos Aragon,
CooperVision SVP, Americas Region. The GDB will drive growth and development in international fundraising efforts.
“Dr. Aragon has a very strong commitment to, and understanding of, Optometry Giving Sight, both personally and professionally, and has more than 28 years’ experience working in the global optical industry,” said Clive Miller, Optometry Giving Sight CEO. “His knowledge and passion for the development of Optometry and the elimination of refractive error blindness and impaired vision has already inspired colleagues around the world, and we think he will be an excellent chair of the GDB”.
The GDB will also include members Claude Darnault,
Essilor chief sustainability officer; Dr. Glenn Ellisor,
Vision Source CEO; Dr. Tony Hanks,
Eyecare Plus (Australia) founder and chairman; Rob Lynch,
VSP Global CEO; Andrea Saia, Coca Cola Enterprises board member; Dr. Al Ulsifer,
FYiDoctors founder and CEO; and Dr. Rick Weisbarth,
Alcon VP, professional affairs.
The first meeting of the GDB will take place on March 13, 2013 in New York.