Sama Eyewear Hires Julian Clarke as European Brand Director


LOS ANGELES—Sama Eyewear has announced the appointment of luxury eyewear veteran, Julian Clarke as European brand director. According to the company, this appointment signals an intensified commercial focus in Europe. Sheila Vance, Sama founder and CEO said, “Most recently, we’ve focused our international attention in the Gulf, where our established strategy fosters close partnerships with optical retailers and creates destination retail concepts. I’m very pleased that with Julian’s arrival in our global team, especially ahead of Mido ‘19, we’re now set to drive this strategy forward also in Europe.”

“Sama’s collections are beautiful, innovative and of uncompromising quality. The wide range and versatility of the Sama collections mean we’re able to serve the many different styles of today’s discerning consumer who each share our values of style, technology and humanity,” said Clarke, alluding to the work of the Sam Vance Foundation, the charity that Sama was created to fund. “With this in mind, we’re ready to start the work of building trusted partnerships throughout the European region."