Carlsbad, CA (July 23, 2015) – SynergEyes, Inc., has appointed Bob Ferrigno as the Senior Vice President of Global Sales and Marketing, a move which became effective July 20, 2015. In this newly created position, Bob will be responsible for sales, marketing, professional relations and the international group. Dave Fancher, previous VP of Sales, will move into the position of VP of Corporate Development.
According to James K. Kirchner, O.D., President and CEO, “the addition of Bob to our team and Dave’s move to Corporate Development enables SynergEyes to continue its strategy to become the global leader in specialty contact lenses”.
Previous to joining SynergEyes, Ferrigno most recently served as the President of North America for CooperVision, a leading contact lens manufacturer. Prior to CooperVision, Ferrigno was with Becton Dickinson (BD), a global medical technology company, for 32 years. During his career with BD he held numerous positions with increasing levels of responsibility including vice president of global expansion, vice president of global strategic marketing and vice president of research and development. In addition, Ferrigno served 12 years in general management positions, including having responsibilities for the European pre-analytical systems business unit in the United Kingdom, and as general manager for international business for the company’s women’s health and cancer business.
Ferrigno will operate from SynergEyes headquarters in Carlsbad, California.
About SynergEyes, Inc.
SynergEyes is the only advanced-technology and OD-led contact lens company focused exclusively on the leading independent eye care professional, providing a complete continuum of specialty contact lens products. Brands include Duette® hybrid lenses for astigmatism and presbyopia, and UltraHealth® hybrid lenses for irregular corneas and SynergEyes VSTM scleral lenses for more challenging corneal conditions. The SynergEyes portfolio also includes advanced technology corneal RGP designs as well as legendary hybrid designs in ClearKone®, SynergEyes® A, MF, KC, and PS. More information is available at SynergEyes.com.
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