Euromcontact, the European association of international manufacturers and national associations of contact lens related products, has elected a new president to a two-year term. Charles Snelling will replace Helmer Schweizer of CIBA Vision at the head of the group. Snelling is with Alcon's Europe-Middle East-Africa group, where he is area brand manager for contact lens care products and coordinates regional marketing and key account activities. He has been with Alcon since 1999, when he joined its France group. Euromcontact is celebrating its 20th year this year.