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Glimpses Essilor Canada announces new leader Essilor Canada has announced Barbara Piper as president effective Sept. 1, 2017. Having worked at Essilor in various roles for more than 18 years, most recently as vice-president, key accounts strategies & solutions for Essilor of America, Barbara will be responsible for furthering the company’s growth strategy in Canada. Her mandate will centre on bringing innovation to market, facilitating partner- ships and connecting Canadians with eye health products to help them see better. “Barbara has held several successful roles at Essilor and her knowledge of the lens business will benefit the profitable growth of the Essilor Group in Canada,” explained John Carrier, Chief Operating Officer, Essilor International. “Her track record for not only developing but executing growth strategies will pro- pel our team to achieve a higher level of success. This is especially relevant today as the market continues to evolve and we face new challenges and opportunities.” Complete Optical Solution Since 1986 951 Denison St, Unit 1&2, Markham, On, L3R 3W9 Tel: 905-762-9564, Fax: 905-762-9573 Toll Free: 1-888-762-9564 Email: fashionexcellent@yahoo.ca Optical Prism | November 2017 43