EssilorLuxottica Board of Directors Proposes Nominees to the New Board

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Friday, February 16, 2024 12:21 AM CHARENTON-LE-PONT, France—EssilorLuxottica's board of directors has decided to propose the reappointment of all current directors to the next annual general meeting to be held on April 30, 2024.

Three New Speakers Join VM's Leadership Summit March 13 Program, "What's Your AI Acuity?"

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Monday, January 22, 2024 12:27 AM NEW YORK—A leading futurist who will provide informed insights and data about the advent of Generative AI technology to business leaders, a noted expert's views about the fast-moving adoption of AI technology in the retail space, and a top global influencer discussing AI's role in branding and the consumer experience are three new speakers rounding out the program for the upcoming 2024 VM Leadership Summit, "What's Your AI Acuity? Sharpening a Vision for the Future," to be held March 13 here just prior to Vision Expo East.

VSP Vision Announces Leadership Updates to Supply Chain and Provider and Industry Solutions

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Wednesday, January 17, 2024 12:27 AM RANCHO CORDOVA, Calif.—VSP Vision has announced several organizational changes, noting a continued focus on growth and commitment to meeting the needs of clients members and network doctors. Scott Hopeck has been appointed to the new role of chief commercial officer (CCO), where he will lead commercial strategy, including supply chain sales and global business development, to drive value and improved customer experiences across the enterprise. Hopeck will provide end-to-end oversight of VSP Vision’s supply chain business operations while enhancing collaboration and prioritization, the company said.

ABB Optical Announces Daniel Liberman to Succeed Tom Burke as CEO; Burke to Serve as Co-Chairman of the Board of Directors

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Tuesday, January 16, 2024 11:50 AM CORAL SPRINGS, Fla.—ABB Optical, a leader in the eyecare services industry, has announced the appointment of Daniel Liberman as chief executive officer, effective Feb. 1. Liberman will assume the role held by Tom Burke, who will become co-chairman of the board of directors. An announcement from ABB Optical stated, "During Tom Burke's five-year tenure as CEO, ABB has gone from the leading contact lens distributor to a full eyecare solutions platform offering ophthalmic laboratory services and practice optimization software."

Early Bird Registration for VM's March 2024 Leadership Summit Will Expire on Dec. 31

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Friday, December 29, 2023 12:21 AM NEW YORK—Early bird registration for VM's 2024 Leadership Summit program, an upcoming live event to be held in NYC on March 13, will expire on Dec. 31 at 11:59 p.m. ET. Details for registration and more about the speakers are posted at www.visionmonday.com/summit. The speaker roster is growing for the VM Summit, which asks, "What's Your AI Acuity? Sharpening a Vision for the Future." The latest to join the exclusive annual event for senior executives and key opinion leaders in the vision care space is Dr. John Whyte, MD, MPH, who is WebMD's chief medical officer and one of the most influential voices in the health sector.

WebMD's Dr. John Whyte Joins Speaker Roster for VM's March 2024 Leadership Summit

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Wednesday, December 27, 2023 12:24 AM NEW YORK—The speaker roster is growing for VM's 2024 Leadership Summit program, an upcoming live event to be held in NYC on March 13, which asks, "What's Your AI Acuity? Sharpening a Vision for the Future." The latest to join the exclusive annual event for senior executives and key opinion leaders in the vision care space is Dr. John Whyte, MD, MPH, who is WebMD's chief medical officer and one of the most influential voices in the health sector.

RetinalGeniX Technologies Inc. Appoints Anatoly Dritschilo, MD, to Medical Advisory Board

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Wednesday, December 27, 2023 12:18 AM PETALUMA, Calif.—RetinalGeniX Technologies Inc., an ophthalmic research and development med-device and therapeutic drug development company, has announced that Anatoly Dritschilo, MD has joined the company’s medical advisory board.

EssilorLuxottica Canada Appoints Bruce Miles as General Manager, Professional Solutions

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Wednesday, December 20, 2023 12:21 AM MONTREAL—EssilorLuxottica Canada has appointed industry veteran Bruce Miles as general manager, professional solutions for the Canadian market. Miles will be responsible for both the frame and lens business across the country.

Stefan Müller Is Appointed as New CFO of Carl Zeiss AG

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Thursday, December 14, 2023 12:21 AM OBERKOCHEN, Germany—The supervisory board of Carl Zeiss AG has appointed Stefan Müller the new chief financial officer (CFO) of Carl Zeiss AG, effective Jan. 1, 2024.

Alimera Sciences Appoints Todd Wood as President of U.S. Operations

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Wednesday, December 13, 2023 12:21 AM ATLANTA—Alimera Sciences, Inc., a leader in the commercialization and development of prescription ophthalmology treatments for the management of retinal diseases, announced the appointment of Todd Wood as president of U.S. operations, effective immediately.

Outlook Therapeutics Announces Strategic Organizational Realignment

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Thursday, December 7, 2023 12:18 AM ISELIN, N.J.—Outlook Therapeutics, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company working to achieve U.S. Food and Drug Administration approval for the first ophthalmic formulation of bevacizumab for the treatment of retinal diseases, announced a realignment of resources.

Lilian Zhou Appointed to STAAR Surgical Board of Directors

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Wednesday, December 6, 2023 12:15 AM LAKE FOREST, Calif.—STAAR Surgical Company, a leading developer, manufacturer and marketer of the EVO family of implantable collamer lenses for myopia, astigmatism and presbyopia, announced the appointment of Lilian Zhou to its board of directors.

CooperCompanies Appoints Lawrence E. Kurzius to Board of Directors

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Tuesday, December 5, 2023 12:15 AM SAN RAMON, Calif.—CooperCompanies announced that its board of directors has appointed Lawrence E. Kurzius as an independent director, effective Dec. 1, 2023.

Ace Vision Group Adds Four Ophthalmologists to Medical Advisory Board, Launches New Corporate and Medical Affairs Websites

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Wednesday, November 8, 2023 12:21 AM BOSTON—Ace Vision Group, Inc., a leading medical device company, announced the addition of Dr. Cathleen McCabe, Dr. James Katz, Dr. Ehsan Sadri, and Dr. Dagny Zhu to its medical advisory board.

Envision Research Institute Appoints Dr. Jeremy Barton to Advance Research in Mobile Telemedicine for Low Vision

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Wednesday, November 8, 2023 12:15 AM WICHITA, Kans.—The Gigi and Carl Allen Envision Research Institute (ERI) has announced Dr. Jeremy Barton as a new research Fellow. With a doctoral background in applied physics and extensive research contributions on human disease, Dr. Barton's expertise will be invaluable to ERI's research framework