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    Essilux proposes a new slate of board directors


    EssilorLuxottica ’s board has released a new slate of candidates for the board of directors that will be proposed to shareholders at the forthcoming annual general meeting (AGM). The company’s representatives are Leonardo Del Vecchio , Francesco Milleri , Paul du Saillant , Romolo Bardin , and Juliette Favre ...

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    Bausch Health expands board after deal with activist shareholder


    The Canadian healthcare company Bausch Health will expand its board of directors to add two representatives of the activist investor Carl Icahn. With the two new appointments, the board will have 13 directors. Under the agreement, Brett Icahn and Steven Miller will be appointed to the ...

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    Walgreens names new CEO


    The U.S. pharmacy group Walgreens Boots Alliance has appointed Rosalind (Roz) Brewer as its new CEO, effective March 15. Brewer will also join the group’s board of directors. She succeeds Stefano Pessina , who moves to the role of executive chairman. Pessina has served as the CEO ...

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    Kaleos appoints a new export manager


    Kaleos , a Spanish eyewear brand based in Barcelona, has appointed Pablo Majó as its new sales director for France, Germany, Belgium, Netherlands, Switzerland, Austria, Denmark, Africa and Asia-Pacific. The company said the appointment of Majó, a former Oakley sales representative and European manager at Gigi Studios , ...

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    Norville hires Paul Jones as national sales manager


    Norville has appointed Paul Jones as national sales manager. He was previously regional business development manager at Hoya Lens UK . In September, Nevil “Nev” Trotter was appointed general manager of the British manufacturer of spectacle lenses. The Norville Group, renamed Norville (20/20), was acquired ...

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    Marcolin appoints a new marketing communication manager


    Marcolin has appointed Roberta Viganò as marketing communication manager. She will be responsible for the worldwide communication activities of the group’s brands, supervising public relationships, media planning and buying as well as digital communication. Viganò will be based in Milan and report to the marketing, communication and events ...

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    New COO and CFO at Rodenstock


    Rodenstock , the high-end German lens and frame company, announced the appointment of Roland Dimbath as its new chief operations officer as of Jan.1. Dimbach joined the company in 2006 as director of logistics and purchasing, a position he held until 2017 when he was appointed head of sales ...

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    Mister Spex hires a new chief technology officer


    The German eyewear retailer Mister Spex has hired Karl Pitrich as chief technology officer (CTO). He replaces André Neubauer , who left the company in August 2020 to become CTO of the German loan portal smava . Prior to joining Mister Spex, Pitrich was digital expert associate ...

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    Imago Eyewear expands its management team


    Imago Eyewear has expanded its management team by hiring Markus Schröder as managing director. He joins the existing managing partners Rainer Laepple and Marco Finster . Schröder was previously sales director in charge of Germany, Austria and Switzerland for Charmant Europe , a position he held from November ...

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    Andrea Guerra to manage Fendi and Loro Piana


    Andrea Guerra , the former chief executive of Luxottica , will be in charge of managing the Italian brands Fendi and Loro Piana from January. Guerra joined LVMH in September, after a five-year stint as executive chairman of the high-end emporium Eataly , as CEO of the ...

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    Essilux names two new helmsmen


    EssilorLuxottica announced a series of organizational changes at its helm following the desire of Hubert Sagnières , its executive vice chairman, to retire. The 65-year old French manager has given up his executive powers but remains as non-executive vice chairman of the group. In a simultaneous decision aimed at ...

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    Steve Tulba becomes managing director of Inspecs division


    The British eyewear maker Inspecs Group has appointed Steve Tulba as managing director of the Inspecs division. Tulba has worked for 11 years with Inspecs in two stints. He started in 2003, initially as international business development manager, then as sales director and finally as president of Inspecs ...

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    Eyes + More names Ulli Eickmann CEO


    Eyes + More , the German eyewear chain owned by Hans Anders Retail Group , has appointed Ulli Eickmann as chief executive. He was previously at Takko Fashion , where he worked for 15 years, starting as head of sales for Northern Germany and reaching chief sales officer. ...

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    Fielmann appoints a new executive director


    Fielmann has appointed K atja Gross as executive director in charge of human resources, effective on March 1. She takes over the responsibility from the company’s chief executive, Marc Fielmann , who held the position on an interim basis since 2018. As CEO, Marc Fielmann continues to ...

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    Maho Shades appoints Jordan Poston managing partner


    Maho Shades has appointed Jordan Poston as managing partner. She has been working with the company since March 2019, serving as its e-commerce and marketing director. Her role will continue to drive e-commerce and marketing and expand to include financial oversight for the brand. “Jordan quickly became ...

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    Change of ownership at Mondottica International


    The Hong Kong-based Mondottica International has changed ownership and is now controlled by a consortium comprising Capital Eyes Holding , Ross Holdings and Ferdinand Menrad . No financial details were released, but the tran partnersaction includes a substantial capital injection. Capital Eyes Holding is an Asia-based investment ...

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    New CEO and brand positioning for Hoya Vision Care


    Hoya has announced the appointment of Alexandre Montague as the new CEO of Hoya Vision Care, the lens division of the Japanese group. The French eyewear industry veteran started in this position in August, after spending six months at the helm of Hoya Eye Care, the company managing ...

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    Kenmark names new VPs for product design, marketing


    Kenmark Eyewear has appointed Jason Wehlage as vice president of product and design. He began his career with the U.S. company in 2001 as a design assistant and has held roles as product designer and director of product design. In his new role, Wehlage will oversee the design ...

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    MPG hires Eric Hurkmans


    Michael Pachleitner Group (MPG) has hired the industry veteran Eric Hurkmans as its new head of retail purchase. He has been in the position since September. Before joining MPG, Hurkmans worked for more than six years at Hans Anders in the Netherlands, where he became buying director. ...

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    Marcolin appoints Alessandro Beccarini style & product development director


    Marcolin has appointed Alessandro Beccarini as style product development director. He will oversee the management and development of all the company’s brands, “anticipating and delivering on the market’s needs.” He will report to Marcolin’s chief executive and general manager Fabrizio Curci and work with ...