|SUNY honorees Cary
Rayment of Alcon (l), Mike Daley of Essilor (second from r) and
Arnold Schmied, Jr. of Silhouette Optical (r) are welcomed by
Norman Haffner, OD, SUNY executive director.
NEW YORK--The Optometric Center of
New York, the foundation of the SUNY College of Optometry, honored
Michael Daley, president of Essilor of America; Cary Rayment,
president and chief executive officer of Alcon; and Arnold Schmied,
president of Silhouette Optical, at Friday night's Eyes on New York
Gala at Cipriani's.
Claudia Caruso, president of the
Optometric Center of New York's board of trustees, and executive
director Norman Haffner, OD, made the presentations to a full house
of attendees. The 2005 awards pay tribute to three leaders whose
unique creative vision represents the very best in personal and
professional achievement, they said, adding that the recipients
have enhanced the quality of life for thousands of men, women and
children in significant and singular ways.
Weeks, OSI, and Larry Clark, Satis Vacuum.
Greene and Dr. Michaek Kaschke of Carl Zeiss
Bill Thomas introduces honoree Mike Daley of Essilor,
Thomas, VCA and Richard Feinbloom, president of Designs for Vision,
Corporate co-chairs for the event
were Richard Feinbloom, president of Designs for Vision, and Don
Yee, senior vice president of marketing and corporate development
for Vision Service Plan.--Christie Walker