John Patrick Conway, a British optical industry veteran and past chairman of the Federation of Manufacturing Opticians (FMO), has passed away at the age of 60. Conway, born in Gloucester, joined the Norville Optical Group right after school. He then moved on to Seiko Optical U.K., where he was appointed as managing director in 2004. He was promoted to managing director of Seiko Europe in 2015. Two years later, he was awarded honorary lifetime membership in the FMO, in recognition of his contribution to the optical industry.