Vision Ophthalmology Group (VOG) has announced the appointment of Silvijo Kunic as Chief Commercial Officer. Mr. Kunic brings 20 years of experience in ophthalmology sales to VOG. Starting in 1997 as the general manager of Contactlinsen Institut C. Becker, Silvijo became involved with the distribution and sales of various ophthalmology products. Successful in creating steady growth and over-plan performance, Silvijo worked as the head of sales and marketing ophthalmology for Peschke Medizintechnik and then Lumenis EMEA in 2010.
At both companies he oversaw large growths in revenue. In 2012 Silvijo began working at Carl Zeiss Meditec AG, alternating positions as head of sales for refractive lasers and intraoperative radiation therapy both regionally and globally.
“I am very pleased to become a part of Vision Ophthalmology group, a growing network in the ophthalmic sector,” he said, “I am eager to apply my skills and experience in the sales and marketing of ophthalmology products and do my part to expand the business and help make VOG the largest provider of ophthalmic products and services in the European market.”
Andrew Geddes, CEO of VOG said of his appointment, “We are pleased to welcome on board Silvijo Kunic, who brings to VOG his vast experience of ophthalmology products. The knowledge of the industry that Slivijo has, combined with the skills of the existing VOG group members, will accelerate our efforts in making our business one of the most efficient for providing the best services and products in the industry and continue to enable our customers to improve patient outcomes ”