EyePromise and its parent company ZeaVision Holdings announced a series of organizational changes designed to help eye care practitioners manage their practices efficiently, effectively, and profitably, according to a company news release.
Effective immediately, ZeaVision Chairman and CEO Dennis Gierhart, PhD, will serve as EyePromise’s interim-president while the company performs an executive search to identify a successor to Chris Barber. “We thank Chris for his contributions to the business during his tenure as president and wish him success in his future endeavors,” said Dr. Gierhart.
“As the leading evidence-based eye health nutraceutical, EyePromise is dedicated to providing doctors and patients with proven solutions that support vision through nutrition,” he added. “I am pleased to announce several organizational changes that will allow EyePromise to better meet the evolving demands of the doctors and patients who depend on our products and services.”
Bob Kearns has been promoted to Senior Vice President of Sales, responsible for both doctor and direct-to-consumer sales. “With 30 years of experience managing customer relationships and sales teams, Bob is uniquely qualified to lead our sales organization and provide practitioners with the guidance and resources they need to achieve practice growth,” noted Dr. Gierhart.
Brad Hogenmiller has been promoted to Vice President, Technology & Marketing. “Brad has been instrumental in changing the way we think about and interact with our customers,” said Dr. Gierhart. “His extensive background in digital technology and deep understanding of consumer behavior will allow us to continue helping doctors enhance the innovativeness of their practices and gain greater practice efficiencies through new technological solutions.”
Patrick Curran has been promoted to Senior Director of Sales, where he will work closely with the EyePromise Scientific Advisory Board and key customer-purchasing and practice-management groups. “Under Patrick’s leadership, we will continue our commitment to providing current and future eye care practitioners with the most up-to-date research and clinical expertise and developing practice management programs and resources to support our customers,” said Dr. Gierhart.