Kevin Hassey Appointed President of VisionSpring

Tuesday, May 10, 2011

Press Release:

VisionSpring is proud to announce the new appointment of Kevin Hassey as President. In this new role, Mr. Hassey will oversee global operations and lead the implementation of VisionSpring’s growth strategy across Asia, Africa, and Latin America. “I am excited to join VisionSpring at this key moment in VisionSpring’s expansion. We have a great opportunity to restore the sight and transform the lives of hundreds of millions of people in the developing world with affordable eyeglasses,” said Mr. Hassey.

Hassey is a 20 year veteran of the optical business and previously led retail and brand marketing for Luxottica Group’s LensCrafters’ business unit and subsequently served as President of LCA Vision. During his tenure, LensCrafters achieved over 30 consecutive quarters of same store sales growth, becoming the leader of optical retailing in America. Under Mr. Hassey’s leadership at LCA Vision, the company became the largest American retailer of lasik vision services and was recognized in the Top 100 fastest growing companies by Fortune and in the Top 100 Hot Growth companies by Business Week.

Source: PR Newswire (link opens in a new window)