Online retailer 1-800 Contacts has announced that chief executive officer Brian Bethers has retired from his position as of the beginning of 2018, and that John Graham, who was president, has succeeded him as the company’s new chief executive officer, according to a report in Vision Monday.
Mr. Bethers will continue to serve on the 1-800 Contacts’ board of directors, according to a spokeswoman. Mr. Graham previously served as the company’s chief operating officer and senior vice president of business development. He also was president of glasses.com earlier in his career. Before joining 1-800 Contacts in 2009, Mr. Graham worked with The Boston Consulting Group. He has a BS degree in Materials Science & Engineering from the University of Utah and a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from The University of Chicago Booth School.