Ocuco Appoints Clodagh Nic Canna as Chief Product Officer

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Friday, September 16, 2022 12:21 AM LARGO, Fla.—Optical software company Ocuco, has named Clodagh Nic Canna as chief product officer. Already a crucial part of Ocuco's corporate management team, Nic Canna has been leading the product development department for the past 12 years.

Former RevolutionEHR Co-Founder and CTO Jim Schneider Joins RevCycle Partners

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Thursday, September 15, 2022 12:27 AM CHICAGO—Former RevolutionEHR co-founder and chief technology officer (CTO) Jim Schneider has joined RevCycle Partners as CTO. Schneider will lead the design and build out of a comprehensive RCM (Revenue Cycle Management) portal to support RevCycle Partners’ rapidly growing team.

Prominent Ophthalmologist Will Guide Turn Bio's Search for Therapies to Cure Eye Diseases

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Tuesday, August 30, 2022 12:15 AM MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.—Turn Biotechnologies announced that Albert Wu, MD, PhD, will oversee its development of ophthalmic therapeutic products as an advisor to the company.

Zenni Announces Two New Key Hires to its C-Suite

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Friday, August 26, 2022 12:21 AM NOVATO, Calif.—Online eyewear retailer Zenni announced two new key hires to its C-suite to support the company’s continued growth.

Versea Holdings’ New President, Rob Sambursky, MD, Will Lead Its Expansion into Ophthalmic Market

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Monday, August 22, 2022 12:18 AM TAMPA, Fla.—Versea Holdings, a health care company engaged in commercialization of innovative diagnostics, therapeutics, and health services, announced that Rob Sambursky, MD, has joined the company as president, effective August 5, 2022.

Pacific Artisan Labs Names Jim Day Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing

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Monday, August 15, 2022 12:18 AM PORTLAND, Ore.—Pacific Artisan Labs and The Artisan Network have appointed Jim Day as executive vice president of sales and marketing. Based in the Dallas-Fort Worth metro area, he will lead the network's growth and expansion throughout the U.S. Day has served in various cross-functional roles throughout the optical industry, focusing on advancing independent eyecare practices. He began his career with Hoya Vision Care as their U.S. expansion began, operating in field sales, key and strategic account management, sales management, strategic partnerships and executive sales leadership roles.

Aiming to Expand its U.S. Foothold, LKC Adds Two Seasoned Optical Executives

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Friday, July 29, 2022 12:15 AM GAITHERSBURG, Md.—LKC Technologies, a leader in the electroretinography device market, announces the hiring of two seasoned industry professionals to lead their strategic efforts to expand its foothold in the U.S. optometric market. With more than 2,000 devices in use throughout the world, LKC is poised to bring their handheld RETeval device to optometric practices to aid in the diagnosis and management sight-stealing diseases. Gary VanMatre was appointed vice president, U.S. sales, and will lead a geographically dispersed U.S. team of senior sales representatives, all with extensive optometric experience.

Women In Optometry’s Women's Leadership Conference and Keynote Speaker Set for Oct. 25 in Conjunction With American Academy of Optometry Meeting

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Friday, July 8, 2022 12:24 AM NEW YORK—The fourth annual Women In Optometry Women’s Leadership Conference is set for Tuesday, Oct. 25, in San Diego and will feature lively discussions and presentations from optometric leaders on how and why change is transformative and not simply disruptive.

Aurion Biotech Appoints Dr. Michael Goldstein as President and Chief Medical Officer

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Wednesday, June 15, 2022 12:21 AM SEATTLE, BOSTON and TOKYO—Aurion Biotech has appointed Michael Goldstein, MD, MBA, as president and chief medical officer.

Shamir Execs Discuss Innovation, New Products, Partnerships and More in Exclusive Video Interviews With VM

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Monday, June 13, 2022 12:18 AM KIBBUTZ SHAMIR, Israel—In late May, just ahead of a celebration to mark the 50th anniversary of Shamir Optical Industry, Vision Monday met with leaders of the company at their corporate headquarters here. In exclusive, wide ranging video interviews, three of Shamir’s top executives—Yagen Moshe, CEO and president, Raanan Naftalovich, CEO and president of Shamir North America and Zohar Katzman, chief technical officer—discussed how the company has established and maintains its position as a vision technology innovator on a global scale.

Visiox Appoints Two Nationally Recognized Ophthalmologists to Board of Directors

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Thursday, June 9, 2022 12:15 AM TARRYTOWN, N.Y.—Visiox Pharma, LLC has appointed two new executives, Ehsan Sadri, MD, FACS and Tom Mitro to its board of directors.

Ocular Science Appoints Kip Crecca to Board of Directors

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Monday, June 6, 2022 12:15 AM EL SEGUNDO, Calif.—Kip Crecca, vice president of sales, North America at STAAR Surgical has joined the Ocular Science board of directors.

Zeiss Group Announces Changes to Executive Board of Carl Zeiss AG

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Friday, June 3, 2022 12:21 AM OBERKOCHEN, Germany—The Zeiss Group announced several changes to the executive board of Carl Zeiss AG. Dr. Matthias Metz, member of the executive board of Carl Zeiss AG and responsible for the Zeiss Consumer Markets segment, including Zeiss Vision Care, will switch to BSH Hausgerate GmbH, Munich.

CooperVision Appoints Drs. Arumugam and Hammond to Expanded R&D Roles in Myopia Control and Management

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Friday, May 27, 2022 12:24 AM SAN RAMON, Calif.—CooperVision, a leader in myopia management, has announced expanded roles for two prominent researchers, reinforcing the company’s commitment to combatting myopia, a chronic, progressive disease growing in both prevalence and severity.

Visiox Pharma Names Ophthalmic Industry Veteran Ryan S. Bleeks as CEO

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Friday, May 20, 2022 12:30 AM TARRYTOWN, N.Y.—Visiox Pharma, LLC., a privately funded biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of ophthalmic therapeutics, has appointed Ryan S. Bleeks as chief executive officer.