Cione, the Madrid-based optical group, has appointed Miguel Ángel García Fernández as its new chief executive. His predecessor, Fernando Flores, has retired. García Fernández has been marketing director at Cofares, a Spanish pharmaceuticals distributor, since February 2017. He had previously worked in marketing for the German consumer products company Henkel, the American food and beverage company Mondelez and the family-owned spirits company Bacardí. The appointment coincides with the Cione's million-euro investment in its online platform, Looktic.