Al Berg is Co-Founder, President and CEO of Marchon Eyewear, one of the world’s largest designers, manufacturer, and distributor of fashionable and innovative sun wear and eyewear.
Marchon has strategic license agreements with prestige brands such as: Calvin Klein, Fendi, Pucci, Coach, Michael Kors, Sean John, Nautica, Nike, Karl Lagerfeld, Jil Sander, Oscar De La Renta, X-Games, and Disney.
The company also holds exclusive patents on innovative products such as Flexon, the flexible metal eyeglass frame and Airlock a patented screwless lens mounting system. The Marchon group includes the Officemate software division, the number one supplier of software programs to the Optical industry, and a partnership with Eye Designs that builds optical offices.
Headquartered in the US, Marchon markets and distributes its products globally with regional headquarters in Amsterdam, Tokyo, Hong Kong, and local sales offices, serving customers in over 80 countries.
Marchon has state of the art design facilities in Italy and New York. Modern production facilities are located in Italy, Japan, and China.
Al attended Syracuse University where he received the Award of Distinction for helping to build the Student Government Association and Campus Conveniences. He graduated from Syracuse University with a B.A. in 1973, and Harvard Business School with a M.B.A. in 1975.
In 1995, Inc. Magazine recognized Al and his founding partners, Larry Roth and Jeff White with their regional Entrepreneur of the Year Award.
Al is a member of the UJA Federation and Special Advisor to the President of the UJA Federation. Supporter of many charitable organizations, such as: Children of Chernobyl, SHALVA, ORBIS International (Saving Sight Worldwide) and the Israeli Air Force Foundation.