Shamir Optical Industry has promoted Raanan Naftalovich to president of Shamir North America. For the past 10 years, Naftalovich has been the chief executive of Shamir Insight, the San Diego-based subsidiary of the spectacle lens manufacturer. In his new position, he will now oversee all of the Shamir sites and activities in North America, while also maintaining his duties as chief executive of Shamir Insight. Naftalovich has worked with Shamir since 1990. During his tenure as chief executive of Shamir Insight, he has led the subsidiary to double-digit annual growth. Naftalovich also served as chairman of The Vision Council in 2013 and 2014, and is latest past chairman of the optical trade organization. The Shamir group consists of more than 20 distribution centers globally, all under the direction of Shamir Optical Industry, which is located in Israel.