Transitions Optical, Inc. has named Alexis Cardona as its chief marketing officer. Drawing from his deep experience in consumer marketing for numerous well-known brands, Cardona will develop and integrate the company’s global marketing and branding strategies. He will provide leadership in global consumer and trade communications, product and retail marketing, and professional/clinical education. Cardona will also serve as chair of the Transitions Global Marketing Council, and will spearhead identification and sharing of global business insights.

“Our commitment to marketing has helped raise the profile of eye health and drive demand for adaptive eyewear across the globe,” said Rick Elias, president & CEO, Transitions. “Alexis brings the relevant experience and natural drive for improvement that will help us innovate further to grow our brand and support our partners by maximizing every possible touch-point to drive engagement.”

Cardona joins the Transitions team with 17 years of marketing experience, 15 of which were with Procter & Gamble leading several different brands and categories across various regions. During his tenure at Procter & Gamble, he helped develop the shopper marketing, multicultural marketing and global brand franchise organizations. Most recently he served as marketing director for the Global Oral Care Delivery business in both new product innovation and global delivery. He graduated from the University of Puerto Rico with a bachelor’s degree in business administration, majoring in marketing management.

About Transitions Optical-As the leading provider of photochromics to optical manufacturers, Transitions Optical, headquartered in Pinellas Park, Fla., offers the most advanced photochromic technology in the widest selection of lens designs and materials. Transitions Optical is driven by innovation to support the advancement of healthy sight and adaptive eyewear, and to providing its partners the tools and programs their businesses need to thrive. Transitions® lenses are the #1- recommended photochromic lenses worldwide.

Transitions Optical’s family of products includes everyday lenses, designed to be worn indoors and darken outdoors, and performance lenses, designed to be worn outdoors in place of sun lenses. Transitions everyday lenses adapt to light to provide more comfortable vision while protecting eyes from UV. Transitions performance lenses include the company’s sunwear line, Transitions® SOLFX™ sun lenses, which enhance visual performance in specific outdoor activities by adapting to optimize color and darkness in changing light conditions.

For more information, visit Transitions.com or TransitionsSOLFX.com, or contact Transitions Optical Customer Service at (800) 848-1506 (United States) or (877) 254-2590 (Canada).