After twenty years of service with the Japanese eyewear manufacturer, Louise Brunton has retired from her position of general manager of Charmant's U.K. subsidiary. The Japanese manufacturer also announced the appointment of Chris Beal in the position of vice president of sales and marketing for U.K. and Ireland, as of March 1. Beal comes with over 20 years of management experience in various industries, and since 2012 in the optical sector as the general manager of Menrad Optics Ltd. He will report to Charmant Europe's management in Germany.