Zimco Optics Names Scott Hayes New Executive VP of Sales

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BROOKLYN, N.Y.— Zimco Optics has announced that Scott Hayes has joined the company as its new executive vice president of sales.

“We brought Scott on to help us with our fast growing sales in our licensed brand division,” said Mitchell Zimberg, president of Zimco.

Zimco launched English Laundry Eyewear in 2012. The company intends to add new licensed brands in the future, Zimberg said. “When we saw the incredible growth we’ve had in 2013, we realized we can use someone with Scott’s abilities to manage this development and help us continue our success. He will also be taking over our newly formed sales force and help with that expansion as well.”

Allen Zimberg, Zimco’s founder, CEO, and industry veteran who started in the business in 1950, added, I have known Scott for many years and I am very excited for him to join our management team.”

Hayes is a long-term eyewear industry executive. Since 1989, he has had sales positions at Viva International Group, Revolution Eyewear and, most recently, was director of corporate sales for Aspex Eyewear.

“I am extremely excited to join the team at Zimco,” said Hayes. “It is such a dynamic company, and I am eager to contribute to their rapid success.”