Antonio Izzo (l) and Todd Butsch.
RANDOLPH, Mass.– Randolph Engineering, Inc.
a made in the USA heritage eyewear brand, has announced two new executive appointments. Antonio Izzo has been named as vice president of global marketing. His role will focus on developing and leading global business-to-business marketing strategies, the company said. In addition, Todd Butsch has joined Randolph as national sales manager. Butsch’s focus will primarily be on retail business-to-business sales, as well as overseeing national sales operations and management. Izzo brings 18 years of experience and knowledge in the optical industry to Randolph.
He previously held the position of vice president of global marketing for Marchon Eyewear. “I joined Randolph Engineering because I was attracted to their unique identity as an authentic American brand focused on quality and craftsmanship,” he said. “Randolph is positioned for exponential growth and I am honored to be a part of expanding the brand to its maximum potential.”
Butsch brings experience and knowledge of the optical and sport trade. In his most recent position, he served for 13 years as national sales manager for Bushnell Optics and Vista Outdoor Sales. “I’m proud to be aligned with Randolph as a premium American Made brand,” said Butsch, “I’m excited to join this growing and talented team as together we build awareness of the brand heritage and showcase the superior quality of American manufacturing, including style and fashion, to build an iconic lifestyle sunglass brand.”
“The addition of Antonio’s creative talents and wealth of global brand marketing experience to the organization is very exciting,” commented Peter Waszkiewicz, president and CEO, Randolph Engineering, Inc. “His input will be invaluable to the further development of our brand.” He added, “With Todd's experience joining forces with our experienced and professional staff of regional sales managers, we will achieve new sales heights as we continue our quest to becoming a globally recognized eyewear brand.”
Located just outside of Boston, Mass. since 1973, Randolph is a family-owned and operated American eyewear company. With a process that takes over 200 steps to complete, each frame is handcrafted - meeting the standards of the U.S. Department of Defense, pilots, naval aviators and astronauts. Randolph offers a diverse range of eyewear, including metal and acetate sunglasses, Rx eyeglasses and professional sports styles.