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Friday, July 07, 2017 | Management/Leadership

National Vision Announces Planned Retirement of Bruce Steffey, President and Chief Operating Officer

National Vision announced the planned retirement of Bruce Steffey, President and Chief Operating Officer, effective September 1, 2017. Upon Bruce’s retirement, Jeff McAllister, a Senior Vice Pre…

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Thursday, June 29, 2017 | Management/Leadership

Sarepta Hires Ex-Allergan Leader with M&A history as CEO

Doug Ingram has become the latest person to take a turn as Sarepta Therapeutics CEO. The former Allergan president is set to replace Ed Kaye, M.D., putting him in charge of turning Sarepta into a succ…

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Wednesday, June 28, 2017 | Management/Leadership, Novaliq

Novaliq Appoints Gabriela Burian, MD, MPH, Chief Medical Officer

Novaliq announced the appointment of Gabriela Burian, MD, MPH, as NOVALIQ’s Chief Medical Officer. Dr. Burian brings over 25 years of international clinical experience to the company. She is res…

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Monday, June 26, 2017 | Conferences, Management/Leadership

AOA Announces Leadership Transitions at 2017 Optometry’s Meeting

AOA President Christopher J. Quinn, OD, of New Jersey, and other members of the AOA Board of Trustees were sworn into office as Optometry's Meeting 2017 in Washington, DC, drew to a close. El…

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Friday, June 23, 2017 | Management/Leadership, Ocular Therapeutix

Ocular Therapeutix Announces Executive Transition Plans

Ocular Therapeutix announced that in line with Ocular’s strategic plan and growth objectives, Antony Mattessich will succeed Amar Sawhney, PhD, as Chief Executive Officer, on or before September…

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Tuesday, June 20, 2017 | Management/Leadership, Valeant

Valeant Investor John Paulson Appointed to Board

Valeant Pharmaceuticals announced Monday that John Paulson has been elected to serve as a director, bringing the total number of independent members on the company's board to 10. Mr. Paulson is pr…

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Tuesday, June 20, 2017 | Management/Leadership, Shire

Shire Announces Appointment of John Snisarenko to Group VP & Head of Ophthlamics

Shire has announced the appointment of John Snisarenko as Group Vice President & Head of Ophthalmics US Franchise. Mr. Snisarenko replaces Robert Dempsey, who has taken on a leadership role on Shi…

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Tuesday, June 20, 2017 | Management/Leadership, Avedro

Avedro Names Thomas E. Griffin Chief Financial Officer

Avedro announced that Thomas E. Griffin has joined the company as chief financial officer (CFO). Mr. Griffin has more than 25 years of executive management experience at emerging growth medical techno…

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Thursday, June 15, 2017 | Management/Leadership

CheckedUp Appoints Jordan Zimmerman and Eugene de Juan, Jr., MD, to Board of Directors

CheckedUp announced that advertising icon and digital marketing maverick Jordan Zimmerman and physician, inventor and serial entrepreneur Eugene de Juan, Jr., MD, have joined the company’s board…

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Thursday, June 08, 2017 | Management/Leadership, Johnson & Johnson Vision Care

Dr. Jonathan Talamo Joins Johnson & Johnson Vision as Chief Medical Officer

Johnson & Johnson Vision Care named Jonathan Talamo, MD, its new Chief Medical Officer and Worldwide Vice President of Medical Affairs and Clinical Affairs for Johnson & Johnson Vision, which …

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Wednesday, June 07, 2017 | Management/Leadership

Leah Johnson, OD, Appointed Director of Clinical Services, Paragon Vision Sciences

Paragon Vision Sciences announced the appointment of Leah Johnson, OD, FAAO, to the role of Director, Clinical Services. In this role, Dr. Johnson will be responsible for clinical and professional dev…

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Thursday, June 01, 2017 | Management/Leadership, Truevision Systems

TrueVision Appoints William J. Link to Board of Directors

TrueVision announced the appointment of William J. Link, PhD, to its Board of Directors. The appointment is effective immediately. “TrueVision’s advancement of digital image science for…

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Tuesday, May 16, 2017 | Management/Leadership

Grand Rapids Ophthalmology Names Bill Hughson as CEO

Grand Rapids Ophthalmology (GRO), a comprehensive eye care provider offering ophthalmology, optometry, and retail optical services in West Michigan, announced  the appointment of Bill Hughson as …

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Wednesday, May 10, 2017 | Health Care, Management/Leadership

Senate Confirms Gottlieb as FDA Commissioner

The Senate on Tuesday confirmed Dr. Scott Gottlieb as commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration despite Democratic questions about his financial ties to medical companies the agency regulates. …

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Friday, May 05, 2017 | Management/Leadership, Alcon

Stephen S. Lane, MD, Joins Alcon as Chief Medical Officer and Global Head Franchise Clinical Strategy

Alcon has appointed Stephen S. Lane, MD, as Chief Medical Officer and Global Head Franchise Clinical Strategy. He will join the company on June 1. In his new role, Dr. Lane will lead the integratio…

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