Board of Directors Of Safilo Approves Financial Results

Sales of the going-forward brands gain momentum with Q2 growing 9% Progress on cost savings contributed to improved operating performance in Q2 Padua, August, 2016 – The Board of Directors of Safilo Group S.p.A. has today reviewed and approved the results of the first half of 2016. The first half of the year was one […]

Liberty Sport Sponsors VRIDETV

For over 4 years, Liberty Sport has proudly supported VRIDETV with performance eyewear solutions for motorcycling. This year, the relationship has grown to feature Liberty Sport as a sponsor of the VRIDETV’s Project VROD. VRIDETV has teamed up with the best in the motorcycle industry to transform a stock motorcycle into the ultimate touring machine. […]

Henri Blomqvist Appointed CEO Safilo North America

Padua (Italy) – Parsippany (New Jersey, USA), May, 2016 – Safilo Group, the fully integrated Italian eyewear creator and worldwide distributor of quality and trust, appoints Henri Blomqvist as new CEO of Safilo North America. He also adds the responsibility for the Group’s Global Sports Commercial Channel, and is a member of the Safilo Group […]

Eyebobs Hires Michael Magern as CEO

Consumer and Retail Industry Veteran Joins the Leader in Luxury Readers Minneapolis, Minnesota (May 2, 2016)  – eyebobs is pleased to announce that Michael Magerman, a leading consumer industry executive and entrepreneur, has joined the company as its first-ever CEO. Since founder and president Julie Allinson launched eyebobs in 2001, the company has successfully created […]

Holly Rush appointed new CEO of Costa/ Essilor Group

Daytona Beach, FL – April 2016 Costa Del Mar, the fastest growing US sun brand, is announcing the appointment of Holly Rush to the position of CEO effective April 25, 2016. This communication follows last month’s retirement announcement by Chas MacDonald, current President & CEO. “Holly possesses a dynamic leadership style that fits well within […]

Bono Named To Fortune 50 World Greatest Leaders

U2 lead singer Bono was recently named to Fortune Magazine’s 50 WORLD’S GREATEST LEADERS list. Bono recently partnered with Revo and The Brien Holden Vision Institute for the “Buy Vision, Give Sight” initiative to help prevent vision impairment and blindness.

Tura Renews Geoffrey Beene Eyewear License

New York, NY (March  2016) — Geoffrey Beene, LLC has signed a multi-year renewal license with Tura, Inc. for men’s and women’s ophthalmic eyewear and ophthalmic sunglasses, under the Geoffrey Beene label. Tura has expanded the 2016-2017 Geoffrey Beene collection by adding new plastic and titanium materials, a broader color range, and several new designs […]