Leader in high-quality vision testing products hires Director of Sales & Marketing for low-vision product line to help improve patient quality of life across the world
La Salle, IL. (August 12, 2011) — Precision Vision is happy to anounce that Robert Spirito, MBA, ABOM has joined the company as Director of Sales & Marketing. Robert's addition to the team is primarily to support the company's continued growth with a specific emphasis on Low Vision and Computerized Visual Acuity Testing. Welcome, Robert!
“Precision Vision has spent the last few years developing a new portfolio of Low Vision products that provides the highest quality products at very competitive prices,” said owner Ed Kopidlansky. “As we expand the Precision Vision brand into complimentary channels, we anticipate Robert will enhance our ophthalmic competencies and provide the Sales and Marketing leadership needed to accomplish the growth goals and objectives of both Precision Vision and those of our customers”.
Spirito, an executive with over 21 years of experience in the optical industry, most recently served at Carl Zeiss Vision managing their Coatings & Sun portfolio as well as bringing new lenses & coatings to market. Prior to his role at Zeiss, he was Director of Products & Solutions for Optelec where he was influential in the development of Low Vision devices and in managing their Professional Products portfolio, Spirito also served as Director of Operations and Accounting for Lighthouse International’s Professional Products division prior to their acquisition by Optelec. In addition, he is certified as a Master Optician by the American Board of Opticianry, holds an MBA from California State University San Marcos, as well as two undergraduate degrees from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.
Precision Vision is the world leader in quality eye charts and has pioneered cutting-edge tools for vision testing for over 40 years. Precision Vision continues to be the undoubted market leader in the field by consistently investing in new product development and the expansion of its portfolio of products based on market feedback and need.
For more information, please call 800-772-9211 or visit www.precision-vision.com.
For more details on our new low vision aids visit http://precision-vision.com/index.cfm/category/128/low-vision-aids-for-dispensing.cfm.
About Precision Vision
A family business based in La Salle, Ill., Precision Vision is a world leader in the production of vision testing tools. The company is dedicated to serving eye care professionals all over the world with top-quality products that exceed industry standards and help practitioners focus on their primary goal: vision care.
Since 1970, Precision Vision has worked with some of the greatest doctors, researchers and practitioners in the eye care profession, creating eye charts and other devices of uncompromising superiority. In the 1980s, Precision Vision was chosen to develop the first commercially viable trans-illumination cabinets and charts for one of the world's most important vision care studies - the randomized ETDRS clinical trial. ETDRS acuity testing is the recognized "Gold" standard worldwide for visual acuity testing. Today, the products developed in unison with Precision Vision are still considered the world standard used in research, education and clinical settings everywhere.
Leading doctors and researchers choose to work with Precision Vision and no one else. Precision Vision's cabinets and eye charts have become and remain the benchmark worldwide for studies, trials and general practice. They manufacture a variety of pediatric testing tools, charts and tests for numerous purposes including low contrast, low vision, visual field, color tests and more.
On the forefront of pediatric testing with HOTV and other symbols, Precision Vision offers the Patti Pics™ pediatric test system, designed to meet acuity test standardization criteria. They are the only five-symbol tests with optotypes blurring equally at threshold while following the Snellen principal with calibration targeted to the ETDRS Sloan letter charts.
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