VSP Optics Group Names Dave Delle Donne VP of Business Development

Rancho Cordova, CA, June 20, 2011 – VSP Optics Grouptoday announced that Dave Delle Donne has been hired as vice president of business development. Delle Donne will lead and manage business development strategy for multiple areas of VSP Optics Group, including its private label products, commercial marketing, supplier management, and bridging supply chain and sales efforts. He will assume his new role in July, reporting toDon Oakley, president of VSP Optics Group.  
“We are thrilled to have Dave join our organization, as he brings a unique set of talents and experience that will strengthen our ability to execute our strategy,” saidDon Oakley, president of VSP Optics Group. “Dave is a perfect fit for our leadership team and his expertise will help us drive innovation throughout the company to better deliver our products and services in support of today’s independent eyecare professional and their patients.”
With over twenty-five years experience in the optical industry, Delle Donne most recently served as vice president of sales for Carl Zeiss Vision. His started his career with CIBA Vision in 1988, serving in financial, marketing and sales roles until 1997. He also served as vice president of sales and lens marketing at Rodenstock North America from 1999-2002, and vice president of sales and marketing at Eyefinity from 2002-2005.
“I’m very proud to be joining VSP Optics Group at such an exciting time in their history,” said Delle Donne.  “I look forward to building upon the company’s great reputation and advancing their mission to help private practice providers succeed in today’s marketplace by providing them with an exceptional mix of ophthalmic products and services.”




About VSP Optics Group
As part of VSP GlobalSM, VSP Optics Group provides a broad range of ophthalmic products and services to VSP’s network of 27,000 private practice doctors. VSP Optics Group includes VSP Labs, which have served eyecare professionals as industry leaders in new technologies for over 35 years through its five wholly owned optical laboratories, three partner labs and management of a robust contract lab network throughout the United States. VSP Optics Group also develops and markets privately branded, high-quality ophthalmic products, such as premium progressive lenses and anti-reflective coatings, to support and meet the needs of private practice doctors and their patients.




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