Richard Fröhlich will assume the position of national sales manager for the vision care segment of Alcon Pharma in Germany on Jan. 1, 2017. In this position, he succeeds Johannes Zupfer, who has left the company. Fröhlich is an optician and postdoctoral economist. After his studies, he started his professional career as product manager and sales manager at Essilor Austria. From 2005, he worked as sales manager for the alpine region at CooperVision, taking care of the company's sales in Southern Germany, Austria and Switzerland. In mid-2015, Fröhlich joined Alcon Switzerland as director of the company's vision care segment.