CooperVision has appointed Guy Whittaker as vice president of global marketing. His nomination has followed the recent promotion of his predecessor, Jerry Warner, to president of North America. Whittaker has held management roles with CooperVision since 1998. Most recently he was general manager for Australia/New Zealand & Southeast Asia, and vice president of strategy for the Asia-Pacific. He previously served as vice president of marketing for the Asia-Pacific, director of global marketing with responsibility for the launch of the Biofinity brand, and director of European marketing. Whittaker has contributed to the growth of contact lens practices in Edinburgh and Glasgow, and helped establish the first laser refractive surgery center in Scotland.