MONTREAL, Quebec—New Look Vision Group Inc.
(TSX:BCI), a leading optical retailer in Canada with almost 400 locations, has appointed Tania M. Clarke, CPA, CA, and CPA-US, as a senior vice president and chief financial officer of the company. The new role for Clarke begins Feb. 12, 2018.
According to the announcement, Clarke is an experienced senior financial executive with more than 20 years of experience with both public and private companies in various industries, principally in Canada. For the past three years, she has served as chief financial offi cer of a TSX listed company with well-known banners and an extensive corporate and franchised network in the restaurant chain business across Canada.
Her previous experience includes having served as executive vice president, chief financial officer or controller of companies in the specialty coffee and coffee-maker industry as well as in the stationary, gift and toy businesses.
“We welcome Tania to the senior management team,” New Look Vision president Antoine Amiel said in the announcement. “Her track record and experience, more recently with multi-site retail, but also with financing, acquisitions and reporting for publicly listed companies, will fit in well with our current strategic and operating priorities at New Look Vision. She will continue to be based in Montreal and in addition to her duties and responsibilities as chief financial officer will assist me with investor relations.”
New Look Vision operates a network of 378 stores mainly under the New Look Eyewear, Vogue Optical, Greiche & Scaff and Iris banners, along with its own lab facilities.