Monday, March 02, 2015 12:33 AM
, an award-winning journalist known for his reporting in The New York Times
and MSNBC, will bring his entertaining and common-sense vision of change for business and individuals to Vision Monday’s upcoming 9th Global Leadership Summit, the event’s organizers announced today.
Monday, March 02, 2015 12:32 AM
SAN DIEGO, Calif.—
Shamir Optical Industry
, the Israel-based spectacle lens manufacturer, announced that Raanan Naftalovich, the longtime executive and CEO of its San Diego-based
subsidiary, has been appointed president of Shamir North America.
Monday, March 02, 2015 12:30 AM
announced that David Holmberg, president and CEO, will become chairman of the board of directors of Highmark, Inc.
Monday, March 02, 2015 12:27 AM
PORTLAND, Ore.—LegitScript launched an online optical retailing certification program today that the internet compliance firm developed in conjunction with members of several U.S. professional vision-related associations and leading optical retailers and suppliers, as first
, Nov. 24, 2014.
Monday, March 02, 2015 12:24 AM
, a privately held medical device company, has named Joseph Boorady president and CEO. Dr. Boorady joins TearScience from Carl Zeiss Meditec, Inc. where he was senior vice president of U.S. sales, marketing, and customer service for all medical products.
Monday, March 02, 2015 12:21 AM
has appointed Kevin Hyland as North American sport channel sales leader. Hyland will be responsible for channel sales of the Group’s sports and outdoor lifestyle brands like
and future brands in this segment, the company said.
Monday, March 02, 2015 12:18 AM
RANCHO CORDOVA, Calif.—
VSP Vision Care
has launched a new #EyeGiveBack donation program providing free eye exams and glasses to children in need for those individuals who purchase a VSP Direct individual vision insurance plan by June 30.
Monday, March 02, 2015 12:15 AM
NEW YORK—It’s rare to find someone who is creative in just one field—usually creativity expresses itself in many ways. The three stars in this week’s edition of
Bold Face: Creative Types
may best be known for one particular thing but their desire to create knows few boundaries, much like the eyewear they sport from Marchon, Baumvision and Sama Eyewear.
Friday, February 27, 2015 9:05 AM
(T:7731) has agreed to buy
(L:OPTS), the British retinal imaging company for £259.3 million, or $400 million in cash.
Friday, February 27, 2015 12:27 AM
NEW YORK—Long-time optical eyewear industry executive, Antonio Bortuzzo, has joined Kering Eyewear, a division of luxury fashion company
(FR 0000121485, KER.PA, KER.FP) as the head of the Americas for the company, VMail
Friday, February 27, 2015 12:24 AM
has secured a safety rating for its Smart Safety Shield for Google Glass, becoming the first optical manufacturer offering safety solutions for Glass. The shield passed ANSI/ISEA Z87.1-2010 to meet the rating of Z87+, Rochester Optical reported.
Friday, February 27, 2015 12:18 AM
has announced the opening of a branch in Sweden, based in Frösundaviks (Stockholm).
Friday, February 27, 2015 12:15 AM
ALEXANDRIA, Va.—The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has recently updated Import Alert 86-07 with three new companies from China, according to the Vision Council.
Wednesday, February 25, 2015 12:30 AM
LAVAL, Quebec and RALEIGH, N.C.—
Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc.
(NYSE: VRX) and
Salix Pharmaceuticals, Ltd.
(NASDAQ: SLXP) announced on March 22 that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which Valeant will acquire all of the outstanding common stock of Salix for $158.00 per share in cash, or a total enterprise value of approximately $14.5 billion.