5 Thoughtful Ways to Continuously Improve Your Communication

By Staff
Friday, August 11, 2017 4:37 PM NEW YORK—As we have all learned over time, rarely do we experience two people who have identical communication styles. If you think you know how to communicate well with everyone you work with, that may be a stretch. To become a master communicator at work and in your life, here are five smart ways you can improve your communication.

Argus Creates Excedis Division to Assist Health Plans, Hauser Named to Lead New Unit

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Monday, August 7, 2017 12:30 AM TAMPA, Fla.—Argus Dental & Vision Inc., an administrator of dental and vision benefits, has created a wholly owned subsidiary, Excedis Inc., to provide assistance to its Medicare and Medicaid health care partners.

SEE Eyewear Expects to Open its First Canadian Location in Toronto Next Month

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Friday, August 4, 2017 12:24 AM SOUTHFIELD, Mich.—With its presence established in many key U.S. markets, SEE Eyewear is ready to enter Canada with its first location later this summer.

Eastern States Eyewear Announces Retirement of VP Phil Cohen, Promotes Rosado and Biondi as Sales VPs

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Friday, August 4, 2017 12:21 AM ELMONT, N.Y.—Eastern States Eyewear (ESE) has announced the retirement of longtime vice president of sales and marketing Phil Cohen and has promoted Bert Rosado and Michael Biondi as vice presidents of sales for the Eastern region and Western region, respectively.

ABB Optical Group Names New Senior Vice President of Operations

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Friday, August 4, 2017 12:18 AM CORAL SPRINGS, Fla.—ABB Optical Group, one of the nation’s leading distributors of optical products, has announced that Steve Heft has joined the company as senior vice president of operations.

My Eyelab Reports 18-Unit Franchising Agreement for the Atlanta Market

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Wednesday, August 2, 2017 12:24 AM PALM SPRINGS, Fla.—My Eyelab has signed an 18-location, franchise deal that will expand their operations across the Atlanta metro area.

Recently Named CEO Pellerito Sees Opportunities for Frameri’s Move into New Markets

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Friday, July 14, 2017 12:21 AM CINCINNATI—Frameri, the company that created the interchangeable frame and lens system, is on the lookout for expanding beyond its Cincinnati roots as the recently appointed chief executive officer Sam Pellerito settles into his new role at the helm.

Novaliq Names Gabriela Burian, MD, MPH as Chief Medical Officer

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Friday, June 30, 2017 12:15 AM HEIDELBERG, Germany—Novaliq GmbH, a Heidelberg-based specialty pharmaceutical company focused on ophthalmology, has appointed Gabriela Burian, MD, MPH, as chief medical officer. She will report to the company’s managing director and CEO, Christian Roesky, PhD.

Avedro Appoints Thomas E. Griffin as Chief Financial Officer

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Monday, June 26, 2017 12:21 AM WALTHAM, Mass.—Avedro, a Waltham, Mass.-based ophthalmic pharmaceutical and medical device company specializing in corneal remodeling, has appointed Thomas E. Griffin as chief financial officer.

Shire Names Snisarenko to Succeed Dempsey as Head of U.S. Ophthalmics Franchise

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Wednesday, June 21, 2017 12:15 AM LEXINGTON, Mass.—Shire announced this week that John Snisarenko has been named group vice president and head of ophthalmics U.S. franchise.

FYidoctors Appoints Company Founder Koo and IBM’s Trevisani to its Board

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Wednesday, May 31, 2017 12:24 AM CALGARY—FYidoctors named two members to its board: IBM Canada president Dino Trevisani and Dr. Winston Koo, one of the founders of the company.

New Look Vision Group Inc. Announces Search for New Chief Financial Officer

By Staff
Wednesday, May 24, 2017 12:24 AM MONTRÉAL—New Look Vision Group Inc. announced late last week that it has begun a search for a new chief financial officer.

Review of Optometric Business Publishes Special Report on Private Equity Investment in Independent Optometry

By Staff
Monday, May 22, 2017 12:27 AM NEW YORK—Is private equity and independent optometry a good mix? That’s a question many in the optical industry today are asking.

De Rigo REM Names Jim Sepanek New Vice President of Sales and Marketing

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Monday, May 22, 2017 12:24 AM SUN VALLEY, Calif—De Rigo REM announced that Jim Sepanek has been named the company’s new vice president of sales and marketing.

Essilor Of America Announces New Roles And Leadership Changes

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Monday, May 8, 2017 12:27 AM DALLAS—Essilor of America announced several changes to its management team. The changes involve executives in charge of brand management, relations with consolidated ECP groups and retailers, eyewear dispensing and financing.
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