Ellen C. Haag.
NEW YORK—Kavanagh Consulting, LLC, a leading advisory and consultancy services firm in the vision care industry, has named Ellen C. Haag as vice president of sourcing. Haag joins Kavanagh Consulting with over 25 years of business development and commercial strategy experience. Haag dedicated 19 years of her career to EssilorLuxottica where she held executive leadership roles as vice president of consolidated ECPs and VP of brand sales. She was also the strategic creator of well-known vision care industry protocols such as needs-based solutions and the doctor-directed process. Kavanagh's founder and CEO, Anne Kavanagh, said, "We are super excited to welcome the super-talented Ellen Haag to our team. We look forward to her leadership in strategy around business development."

Kavanagh added, "Her passion for the industry has been notably recognized through the numerous President's Club, leadership and sales awards she's received. Vision Monday recognized her among those in the Executive Suite in VM's Most Influential Women in Optical.in 2015." In addition to Ellen's business career, she also founded SEA the Vision, inc., a non-profit organization whose mission is to provide eye exams and glasses to students in need who are residing in underserved international islands. 

"I am honored and so excited to join Kavanagh Consulting and work with Anne along with Jason, Tom, Lauren and the team, guiding doctors and companies through the acquisition process while maximizing both value and business potential for them."

With offices in New York City, Scottsdale, Ariz., and Dallas, Tex., Kavanagh Consulting represents and provides advisory services to doctors and businesses within the vision care sector including labs, medical device firms, technology companies, retail organizations, optometry and ophthalmology practices, buying groups and new ventures/startups.