Fred Howard, Carl Zeiss Vision’s president for the Americas region, is leaving the company at the end of August and will be succeeded by Joe Donahoe, an executive with Carl Zeiss Meditec, VMail has learned. Howard is resigning his position to pursue “other professional opportunities,” Carl Zeiss told VMail.

Donahoe, who currently serves as president of sales in the Americas for Carl Zeiss Meditec, will be responsible for all commercial activities in North America, Australia and New Zealand as well as for further developing Zeiss’ relationships. He will assume his new role as of Oct. 1, Zeiss said. He has extensive experience in the ophthalmic and microsurgical businesses, according to Zeiss. Read the full story at Vision Monday