Optometry Giving Sight Announces New Global Board

By Staff
Friday, February 12, 2016 12:27 AM SYDNEY, Australia—Optometry Giving Sight has announced the consolidation of its global board and global development board, creating a new board structure with 11 members.

International Vision Expo Announces 2016 Visionaries

By Staff
Friday, February 12, 2016 12:24 AM NEW YORK—Celebrating 30 years of contributions to the vision community, International Vision Expo & Conference has announced its inaugural class of Visionaries.

Outsourcing Labor Needs to Staffing Companies Comes With Risks

By By Hedley Lawson
Wednesday, February 10, 2016 4:08 PM NEW YORK—A recent case settled by the United States Department of Labor (DOL) Wage and Hour Division highlights how companies, large and small, who outsource labor to staffing agencies may want to take precautions to ensure they are in compliance with the federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and other employment regulations.

Pfizer Names Executive Team for Combined Organization Upon Completion of Allergan Transaction

By Staff
Wednesday, February 10, 2016 12:24 AM NEW YORK—Pfizer Inc. has announced the executive leadership team for the combined Pfizer and Allergan plc business following the close of the proposed transaction.

Awards Ceremony Caps Transitions Academy Meeting

By Staff
Monday, February 8, 2016 12:30 AM ORLANDO, Fla.—Transitions Optical climaxed its annual Transitions Academy meeting here with an awards ceremony to honor companies and individuals from the U.S. and Canada for their innovative efforts to support the Transitions brand over the past year.

Marchon Eyewear Announces Additional Executive Restructuring

By Staff
Monday, February 8, 2016 12:27 AM MELVILLE, N.Y.—Marchon Eyewear, Inc. has announced additional strategic restructuring within its organization to focus on future growth, the company said.

Susan M. Napolitano Joins Williams Group as General Counsel and Vice President of wgTransitions

By Staff
Friday, February 5, 2016 12:15 AM LINCOLN, Neb.—Susan M. Napolitano has joined Williams Group as the company’s general counsel and vice president of wgTransitions

Southern College of Optometry Names New Vice President of Academic Affairs

By Staff
Wednesday, February 3, 2016 12:21 AM MEMPHIS, Tenn.— Dr. J. Bart Campbell has been appointed vice president of academic affairs at Southern College of Optometry. Campbell has been serving as interim VP since March 2015.

Services to be Held for Hy Schwartz

By Staff
Wednesday, February 3, 2016 12:18 AM BOCA RATON, Fla.—Herman (Hy) Schwartz, an optical industry veteran, died here on Jan. 31 at age 89.

Richard K. Parrish, II, MD, named Editor-in-Chief of the American Journal of Ophthalmology

By Staff
Wednesday, February 3, 2016 12:15 AM MIAMI, Fla.—Richard K. Parrish, II, MD, has been named editor-in-chief of the American Journal of Ophthalmology (AJO), the nation’s oldest peer-reviewed scientific publication directed to ophthalmologists and visual science specialists.

Marchon Names Burkhardt to New Role as Senior VP Global Licensing and Marketing

By Staff
Monday, February 1, 2016 12:27 AM MELVILLE, N.Y.—Marchon Eyewear announced that Thomas Burkhardt has joined the company in the newly created position of senior vice president global licensing and marketing.

Dr. Dori Carlson Is Guest on Feb. 3 ‘Power Hour’

By Staff
Monday, February 1, 2016 12:15 AM FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J.— Full-time OD and mother, Dori Carlson, OD, will be the guest on the Feb. 3 edition of “The Power Hour,” the weekly broadcast hosted by Gary Gerber, OD, founder of The Power Practice.

Luxottica Group Reports 2015 Net Sales Up 17 Percent, Co-CEO Adil Khan to Exit Company

By Staff
Friday, January 29, 2016 3:15 PM MILAN—Luxottica Group  announced  that the company finished its 2015 fiscal year with strong momentum, and also said that Adil Khan, CEO for Markets, is leaving.

The Vision Council Announces New Board Members, 2015 Achievements at Annual Executive Summit

By Staff
Friday, January 29, 2016 12:27 AM ORLANDO, Fla.—As The Vision Council’s annual Executive Summit wraps up today, industry leaders gathered for executive level networking and heard about the latest trends in leadership development, economics and business strategies.

Adlens Restructures Management Team to Support AdlensFocuss Launch

By Staff
Friday, January 29, 2016 12:24 AM OXFORD, U.K.—Adjustable focus eyewear maker Adlens, based here, has announced a series of strategic appointments and promotions within its management team.
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