Paragon Vision Sciences Announces Reorganization and New Management Team


Paragon’s president and CEO Joe Sicari.

MESA, Arizona— Paragon Vision Sciences, Inc., has announced a major reorganization and a new management team that will fundamentally reorganize the company's corneal reshaping, specialty GP and Lab Channel businesses to increase brand awareness, improve profitability and strengthen competitiveness on a global platform. With the growing prevalence of a worldwide myopia epidemic, the company will also accelerate the expansion of Paragon CRT and other innovative products and services by strategic integration within countries around the world, according to an announcement from the company. The changes are effective immediately.

A cornerstone of the reorganization is the formation of a new management team, led by Paragon’s president and CEO Joe Sicari. The announced reorganization makes some significant changes to the corporate management structure, with a more explicit focus on having a balanced worldwide presence for all products and services, the company said.

The new management team now includes: Natalie Stevens, vice president and CFO; Greg Kline, SVP, sales and new business development, North and Latin America.; Goretty Alonso-Amigo, PhD, VP, science and technology; Rich Jeffries, VP, sales and new business development, Western U.S. and Asia/Pacific; Pam Scoggins, VP, worldwide marketing; Rafael Martinez, VP, sales and new business development, Europe, Middle East and Africa; Josh Cummings, director, ocular device production; and Ken Kopp, director, clinical and professional services.

Sicari said, "This reorganization is designed to transform Paragon into a more innovative, integrated and agile global company with its next generation of leadership firmly in place. Paragon's new management team will quickly achieve a position of worldwide leadership and, together, they will achieve great things."