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

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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.

FYidoctors Appoints Naugle to New Corporate Post With Responsibility for Acquisitions

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Wednesday, April 26, 2017 12:33 AM CALGARY, Alberta—FYidoctors has named Dr. Michael Naugle as director of optometric partnerships, a new role at the company.

Adlens Appoints John Kennedy as CEO

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Friday, April 21, 2017 12:30 AM OXFORD, UK—Adlens, the adjustable focus eyewear manufacturer based here, announced that John Kennedy was appointed chief executive officer, effective March 1.

Stann and Farrell Look to Continued Growth as They Celebrate 10 Years of Operating SVS Vision

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Monday, April 10, 2017 12:30 AM MOUNT CLEMENS, Mich.—Ten years ago, Ken Stann and Rob Farrell, OD, purchased SVS Vision and launched a successful management partnership.

Carl Zeiss Vision Names New Marketing Vice President

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Monday, March 20, 2017 12:30 AM SAN DIEGO—Carl Zeiss Vision has named Andrew Hyncik as vice president of marketing for North America.

Zeiss Veteran Claude Labeeuw Tapped for New Customer and Business Development Role

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Wednesday, March 15, 2017 12:27 AM SAN DIEGO—Claude Labeeuw, a 25-year Carl Zeiss Vision veteran, has been named vice president in charge of key ECP customers and strategic initiatives.

Mike Evans Named Professional Eyecare Resource Co-Operative’s VP of Sales

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Wednesday, February 1, 2017 12:18 AM WEST COVINA, Calif.—The Professional Eyecare Resource Co-Operative (PERC) along with the Infinity Vision Alliance (IVA)—a combined doctor alliance and group purchasing organization with over 3,500 locations—announced the appointment of Mike Evans as vice president of sales.

Eschenbach Appoints Taron Sutcliffe as New CFO

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Friday, January 27, 2017 12:24 AM DANBURY, Conn.—Eschenbach Optik of America—a manufacturer and distributor of high quality magnification solutions that enhance the safety, independence, productivity and quality of life of its users—announced the appointment of Taron Sutcliffe as new chief financial officer.

Vision Impact Institute Announces Leadership Transition From Cavanagh to Gross

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Wednesday, January 11, 2017 12:24 AM DALLAS—The Vision Impact Institute announced that leadership will transition from president Maureen Cavanagh to Kristan Gross, director of global content and communications.

Transitions Optical Appoints Darragh O’Connor as Vice President, Global Marketing

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Friday, January 6, 2017 12:27 AM DUBLIN, Ireland—Transitions Optical has named Darragh O’Connor vice president, global marketing, effective immediately. O’Connor will be based in Transitions’ global brand headquarters here, according to a statement the company issued Jan. 5.

MacuLogix Appoints McPhee to Succeed Edwards as Chief Executive Officer

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Monday, December 26, 2016 12:15 PM MIDDLETOWN, Pa.—MacuLogix Inc., a pioneer in the early detection and tracking of retinal diseases, has appointed William McPhee as chief executive officer, effective Dec. 19. According to a company statement, McPhee continues as director of the company, a role he has held since 2012.

Essilor Names Laurent Vacherot as President and Co-COO

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Wednesday, December 7, 2016 9:45 AM CHARENTON-LE-PONT, France—Essilor International  announced today that it has appointed Laurent Vacherot as president and chief operating officer.

Open Enrollment Tips Health Care Benefits in 2017

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Monday, October 31, 2016 3:45 PM NEW YORK—Once a year, company owners, managers and HR pros see the annual Open Enrollment season as an opportunity to personally engage with employees by helping them to make choices that will safeguard their health and financial well-being. Before starting this year’s process, here are a few tips you should review before putting your plans into action.
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