The Insight magazine reported the death last Nov. 6 of Michael McInerney at the age of 53, after an 18-month battle with cancer. He spent the last eight years with Younger Optics Australia and became its managing director last July.
Essilor announced this week the passing of Bernard Maitenaz , the inventor of the first Varilux progressive lens. Born in 1926, Maitenaz graduated from the Arts et Métiers engineering school in 1946 and the École Supérieure d’Optique the following year, before starting a career at the Société des ...
Maria Giovanna Zandegiacomo Seidelucio , the widow of Giovanni Coffen Marcolin , the founder of Marcolin , passed away on Oct. 7 at the age of 87. Her husband had died in 2013. She is survived by her children Monica, Cirillo and Maurizio. Cirillo Marcolin was president of ...
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 ...
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