Alcon has appointed Carla Mack as global head of professional affairs for its global vision care franchise. Reporting to Andy Pawson, the franchise's president and general manager, Mack will be coordinating strategy and initiatives in partnership with regional professional leaders and teams. She was previously head of professional strategy and development at U.S. Vision Care, heading up all of its professional training and education through the Alcon Experience Academy and Alcon Experience Center. Mack joined Alcon in 2014, with experience in global medical affairs and professional marketing from Bausch + Lomb. She was also a professor of optometry at Ohio State University – teaching courses in glaucoma management, specialty contact lenses and practice management – and director of the university's optometric clinic. She was also editor-in-chief of Contact Lens Spectrum and the Contact Lenses Today e-newsletter.