November 2016 - Page 18

HOYA CANADA CELEBRATES MILESTONES The HOYA Vision Care Canada 75-10 Gala brought customers and staff together this fall to celebrate the company's commitment to innovation and cutting-edge technology. The Mississauga Convention Centre was dressed up in style for the Fall 2016 event, hosted by ET Canada’s Rick Campanelli. The event also included dignitaries like Consul-General Yasunori Nakayama of the Consulate-General of Japan in Toronto and Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of L-R: Ahmos Henry (President, HOYA Vision Care Canada), Consul-General Yasunori Nakayama (Consulate-General of Japan in Toronto), Chigusa Higashida Consul - Economic Affairs (Consulate-General of Japan in Toronto), and Jerome Lee (Director of Finance, HOYA Vision Care Canada) Economic Development and Growth – Cristina Martins. An inspiring keynote address was given by Dr. Laurie Capogna Doctor of Optometry, co-author of the EyeFoods book collection and founder of Eye Wellness in Niagara Falls. The evening concluded with a special performance by Canadian singer Suzie McNeil. The Gala celebrated HOYA’s 75 years of Science, Innovation, and Technology, 20 years of HOYA’s strong presence in Canada and 10 years of Excellence in Canadian Lens Manufacturing. Canadian singer Suzie Mc Neil entertained guests and dignitaries during the Hoya 75-10 Anniversary Gala in Mississauga. (Hoya photo) L-R: Bernard Lecavalier (HOYA), France Savoie (Bureau Dr. Savoie), Dr. Nathalie Leblanc, Dr. Joceline Maillet-Boudreau, and Gary Veinott (HOYA) Third from left, ET Canada host Rick Rick Campanelli was the host of the HOYA Vision Care Canada 75-10 Gala, Fall 2016. He is seen with t he HOYA Vision Care Canada Team. (Hoya photos)