GREEN ISLAND, N.Y.—Silhouette Optical has announced the expansion of its U.S. leadership team with the appointment of Celeste Vos as vice president of sales. In this role, Vos will oversee the strategic direction of the U.S. sales force, reporting to Hartmut Kraft, president of Silhouette Optical. Vos joins Silhouette from Barton Perreira, where she spent 14 years as vice president, global sales. Before that, she worked as vice president, sales—specialty store division at Oliver Peoples.

Vos is also a member of Chief, a private network that aims to drive more women into leadership positions. She is a member of the National Charity League. Inc., a multi-generational philanthropic organization of mothers and daughters who volunteer for over 4,000 charities across the U.S.

Hartmut Kraft, who took on the role of president of Silhouette Optical in 2020, said, “I am extremely pleased to welcome Celeste to the Silhouette team and leverage her 20+ years of proven industry expertise. With her extensive background in premium retail, sun and optical and a wide network of top independent ECPs, Celeste is well-equipped to sharpen our strategic approach to distribution and business partnerships, while furthering our commitment to world-class customer service.”