New Look Vision Group Appoints Jean-François Lacasse as Vice President, Business Development

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MONTREAL—New Look Vision Group (TSX: BCI) has named Jean-François Lacasse as vice president, business development, according to an announcement on Tuesday. Lacasse, who is based in Montreal, is a seasoned optical industry executive with more than 30 years of experience in business development. His previous experience includes sales management, business development and integration positions with contact lens and ophthalmic lenses manufacturers in Canada, the announcement noted. “Jean-François’ track record and experience, in the fields of growth, integration, business-to-business and lens product development are instrumental to support New Look Vision’s current strategic and operating priorities,” Antoine Amiel, chief executive officer of New Look Vision, said in the announcement.

New Look Vision Group, a leader in the eyecare industry in Canada, has a network of 401 locations operating mainly under the Iris, New Look Eyewear, Vogue Optical, Greiche & Scaff, The Vision Clinic and Edward Beiner banners and a laboratory facility using state-of-the-art technologies. The company made its entry into the U.S. market with the acquisition of Florida’s Edward Beiner optical retail business.