Using a Practice Consultant Is the Topic of May 27 ‘Power Hour’

By Staff
Monday, May 25, 2015 12:21 AM FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J. – Learning about working with a practice consultant is the topic of the May 27 edition of the “Power Hour,” the weekly radio broadcast hosted by Gary Gerber, OD, founder of The Power Practice.

CooperVision Appoints Jerry Warner as President, North America

By Staff
Friday, May 22, 2015 12:27 AM PLEASANTON, Calif.— CooperVision, Inc., a unit of The Cooper Companies, Inc. (NYSE:COO), has named Jerry Warner as president, North America, responsible for determining the strategic direction of the company’s largest region, driving sustainable business growth and deeper customer relationships in the United States and Canada, the company said.

World Council of Optometry Moves to American Optometric Association Headquarters

By Staff
Friday, May 22, 2015 12:24 AM ST. LOUIS—The World Council of Optometry (WCO) announced Wed., May 20, 2015, that the organization will move its offices from London to the American Optometric Association’s (AOA) headquarters here.

Services to Be Held for Lynn Millay, 74, Former Long-Time Luxottica/LensCrafters Exec

By Staff
Monday, May 18, 2015 12:19 AM BLUFFTON, Ohio—Services will be held here on Wednesday May 20 for Lynn (Lynnita) Swank Millay, 74, a long-time LensCrafters/Luxottica Retail executive, who passed away on May 14.

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Submit Your Nominations for VM’s 2015 Most Influential Women in Optical

By Staff
Friday, May 15, 2015 12:15 AM NEW YORK—Women’s influence in optical is undeniable and today, more women than ever before are playing vital roles at all levels of our industry. In retailing, wholesaling, product design, manufacturing, distribution and vision care and managed care, talented women are shaping the direction of the companies and organizations they work for, and, in many cases, lead.

Essilor Announces 2015 Student Grant Award Recipients

By Staff
Wednesday, May 13, 2015 12:15 AM DALLAS—Essilor of America announced the recipients of the 2015 Varilux Student Grant Awards, a competition among optometry students. This year, 16 students were awarded $1,000 each in grant money from Varilux, and from those winners, one national award was given.

Second Sight Announces Two Top Management Appointments

By Staff
Monday, May 11, 2015 12:24 AM SYLMAR, Calif.—Second Sight Medical Products (NASDAQ:EYES), which markets the Argus II retinal prosthesis, is expanding its management team with the addition of Anthony “Tony” Moses, who has been named commercial vice president, Americas, and James “Jim” Miller, who has been appointed director of manufacturing, a newly created position.

Jim McGrann Appointed President and CEO of VSP Global, Will Succeed Rob Lynch on Oct. 1

By Staff
Friday, May 08, 2015 11:15 AM SACRAMENTO, Calif. — VSP Global announced a CEO leadership transition plan today and said that Jim McGrann, current VSP Vision Care president, has been appointed president and CEO of VSP Global, effective Oct. 1, 2015.

Silva Named VP Optical Sales for Kering Eyewear North America

By Staff
Friday, May 08, 2015 12:18 AM PADOVA, Italy—Kering Eyewear has appointed Fernando Silva to the position of vice president of sales for North America for the three Os and optical key accounts, effective immediately.

Jeff Endres to Leave Vision Council for Head Operations at Shamir Insight

By Staff
Wednesday, May 06, 2015 12:18 AM ALEXANDRIA, Va.—After eight years with The Vision Council, Jeff Endres, senior director of technical services and lens processing technology division liaison, will be leaving the organization in June to become vice president of operations for Shamir Insight.

Zyloware Names Carlos Camargo Director of Sales for Latin America

By Staff
Monday, May 04, 2015 12:27 AM PORT CHESTER, N.Y.—Zyloware Eyewear has announced the addition of Carlos Camargo as director of sales for Zyloware Latin America.

Members Awarded at the 45th Annual College of Optometrists in Vision Development Meeting

By Staff
Monday, May 04, 2015 12:21 AM LAS VEGAS—At the 45th Annual Meeting of the College of Optometrists in Vision Development (COVD), six members were awarded for their contribution to developmental optometry at the awards luncheon on April 17, 2015.

Prevent Blindness Set Speakers and Program for 4th Annual Focus on Eye Health Summit

By Staff
Friday, May 01, 2015 12:30 AM CHICAGO—Prevent Blindness and its partners set program details for the 4th annual Focus on Eye Health National Summit, to be held on  June 17, 2015, from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C.
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