Wednesday, May 24, 2023 12:18 AM
GOLDEN, Colo.—Optometry Giving Sight
(OGS) has announced the addition of Susy Yu, OD, MBA, FAAO, to its board of directors. Dr. Yu has served for more than 20 years as director of strategy and operations support at Vision Essentials by Kaiser Permanente
Tuesday, May 23, 2023 12:21 AM
CORAL SPRINGS, Fla.—ABB Optical Group
, a leading independent eyecare company, has announced the appointment of Daniel Liberman to the company’s board of directors.
Tuesday, May 23, 2023 12:18 AM
NEEDHAM, Mass.—BostonSight has announced that Lora Castle, COA, NCLE, has joined the organization as director of Professional Affairs and Consultation for BostonSight SCLERAL
Wednesday, May 10, 2023 12:27 AM
TUCKER, Ga.—The National Association of Vision Care Plans
(NAVCP) announced the ratified officers at the conclusion of the 2023 NAVCP Vision Care Retreat, held April 19-20 at the JW Marriott Tucson Starr Pass Resort & Spa in Arizona.
Wednesday, May 3, 2023 12:27 AM
LAS VEGAS—Percept Corp.
, a developer of eye tracking, eye control, and perceptual optimization technology for the global vision industry, has announced two key industry leaders are joining the company’s executive leadership team. Dr. Alan Glazier, the founder of ODs on Facebook
, is joining Percept as vice president of vision innovation. Dr. Dorothy L. Hitchmoth has been named as Percept's vice president of clinical affairs. Both are new roles for the company and each will report to Dr. Scott Lewis, founder and CEO of Percept.
Friday, April 28, 2023 12:24 AM
FULLERTON, Calif.—Marshall B. Ketchum University
, an independent, private, non-profit, accredited educational institution located here, will inaugurate Julie A. Schornack, OD, MEd as the next president to helm the university.
Friday, April 14, 2023 12:24 AM
VAUGHAN, Ontario—Bausch + Lomb Corporation
(NYSE/TSX: BLCO) announced the appointments of Bob Bailey as executive vice president (EVP) and chief legal officer and Andrew Stewart as president, Ophthalmic Pharmaceuticals, effective April 24, 2023. Both Bailey and Stewart will join the executive management team of the company. Concurrent with these appointments, Christina Ackermann will step down from her role as EVP, general counsel and president, Ophthalmic Pharmaceuticals, and will leave Bausch + Lomb on April 28, 2023.
Thursday, April 13, 2023 12:21 AM
HAUPPAUGE, N.Y.—ClearVision Optical
has formed a new core leadership team comprised of six long-term executives. "ClearVision is committed to providing one of the best experiences in the eyecare industry, and our reimagined leadership structure has already proven transformative," said David Friedfeld, ClearVision president.
Thursday, April 13, 2023 12:15 AM
announces Jehan Tamboowalla has joined the company as senior vice president of business development and marketing.
Tuesday, April 11, 2023 12:24 AM
JACKSONVILLE, Fla.—Johnson & Johnson Vision
, a global leader in eye health and part of Johnson & Johnson MedTech
, announced that it has named Lori Tierney, president, Americas, Jacqueline Henderson president, EMEA and Christoph Vonwiller, president Asia Pacific. In these new positions, Tierney, Henderson and Vonwiller now lead the end-to-end Vision business in their respective regions, driving strategy, commercial excellence, and organizational alignment across both of J&J Vision’s Vision Care and Surgical Vision businesses.
Monday, April 10, 2023 12:15 AM
, a clinical research organization (CRO) for ophthalmology pharmaceutical and device development, announced that Paul Colvin has been appointed chief operating officer.
Thursday, April 6, 2023 12:21 AM
PHOENIX—Eyewear by R.O.I
has announced that longtime associate Tracey Norte has been promoted to VP, merchandise planning. Norte, who was selected as one of Vision Monday’s Most Influential Women in Optical in 2022, has been with the company for over 30 years.
Thursday, April 6, 2023 12:18 AM
GENEVA, Switzerland—After more than four decades in the optometric industry, Dr. Rick Weisbarth, Alcon’s
vice president of professional affairs, has announced his retirement, effective at the end of March.
Wednesday, April 5, 2023 6:45 AM
, a family-owned designer and manufacturer of proprietary eyewear frames, is announcing its partnership with Blue Point Capital Partners
, a Midwest investment firm. According to that announcement, "Blue Point Capital has made a meaningful investment in Europa to fuel its growth and expansion." Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Founded by Alan and Cynthia Shapiro in 1977 and led today by the founders’ son Scott Shapiro, Europa is one of the largest independent eyewear companies in the U.S.
Tuesday, April 4, 2023 12:24 AM
BOULDER, Colo.—Treehouse Eyes
, a leading provider of myopia management services, announced another key practice and myopia leader is joining their franchisee network. Ashley Tucker, OD, FAAO, FSLS, partner at Bellaire Family Eye Care
, joined Treehouse Eyes with their practice in the greater Houston area. Dr. Tucker is a sought after speaker on myopia management, on the speakers bureau of several companies and is a visiting assistant professor at the University of Houston College of Optometry.