Danny Van Goethem, a veteran of the eyewear industry, has been appointed by Buchmann Optical Holding as vice president in charge of industrial solutions and international key accounts. He first joined Buchmann Optical Industries 20 years ago and worked for the company for 11 years before moving to Hoya Europe, where he took care of international accounts. He then became managing director of Rodenstock Benelux, where he became acquainted with Buchmann's WECO and Rodenstock instruments, which were then distributed by the company.