VSP Global Names Yasmin R. Seyal Vice President, Global Treasurer
December 06, 2010
Rancho Cordova, Calif., December 6, 2010 - VSP GlobalSM, the industry leader in the delivery of eyecare and eyewear through innovative business solutions and quality vision products, today named Yasmin R. Seyal as its Vice President, Global Treasurer. Seyal will oversee the company’s various treasury functions, and direct global tax strategy and compliance, reporting to VSP Global Chief Financial Officer Donald J. Ball.
Most recently, Seyal served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for GenCorp Inc., a Northern California-based technology manufacturing company that specializes in aerospace and defense, as well as real estate. Prior to GenCorp Inc., Seyal held numerous positions with PricewaterhouseCoopers.
“With more than two decades of financial experience, including international finance, Yasmin brings a unique and accomplished set of skills that will benefit VSP Global as we move into the future,” said Ball. “We look forward to the broad expertise she offers across critical areas of business, including acquisitions, tax and finance, divestitures, strategic planning and change management.”
Seyal is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and received a Master of Arts degree from the University of Aberdeen, in Scotland, and a Master of Science degree in Taxation from Golden Gate University, in San Francisco, Calif. In 2010, Seyal earned the Chartered Director designation from the Directors College, a joint venture of McMaster University and the Conference Board of Canada.
About VSP Global
VSP GlobalSM offers world-class products and services to eyecare professionals, employers, and more than 55 million members through a group of leading companies providing comprehensive eyecare coverage, access to cutting-edge frame styles and brands, design of custom interiors and merchandising systems, innovative e-commerce and practice management solutions, and technologically advanced lab services. With the strength and experience of these companies behind it, VSP Global stands apart and delivers benefits, services, products and solutions that are unparalleled in the world-wide optical industry.
Since 1997, VSP has provided more than 570,300 low-income, uninsured children with free eyecare. Through relationships including those with the American Diabetes Association and Prevent Blindness America, VSP promotes the importance of annual eye exams for maintaining eye health and overall wellness.