Stéphane Berger, the former country manager of Essilor in Belgium, has been appointed a global product manager for photochromic lenses, a new position within the group. Berger has been replaced by a 46-year-old Belgian executive, Dick Hendricks, who reports to Ron De Bruign, head of Essilor Benelux. Essilor has also set up a new visual health division in France, handling relations with the medical profession and the trade associations, which has been entrusted to Bernard Bridier.