Peter Lothes Is Appointed Global COO at Advancing Eyecare

Peter Lothes will oversee all operations of Advancing Eyecare’s industry-leading ophthalmic equipment businesses, including Lombart Instrument, Marco Ophthalmic, INNOVA Medical, and Santinelli International.

Peter Lothes joins Advancing Eyecare with over 30 years of global leadership experience in vision care, including manufacturing, supply chain, and global operations. Most recently, he served as Senior Vice President, Operations and Supply Chain at EssilorLuxottica of America. Over the years, he held many positions throughout the EssilorLuxottica group, including President and Global CEO of Satisloh Worldwide, President and CEO of Satisloh North America, and Vice President of Operations – Production Labs of Essilor of America.

A graduate of Ashland University with a degree in Business Management and a Minor in Marketing, prior to EssilorLuxottica, Peter Lothes was president of his family business, Select Optical – which was acquired by Essilor in 2004 and became part of the Partner Lab Family – for over 17 years.

Brad Staley, Chief Executive Officer of Advancing Eyecare, said, “We are excited to welcome Pete to the Advancing Eyecare family. With his high-integrity leadership, deep industry experience, and extensive track record in developing innovative business strategies to drive growth on a global scale, he is uniquely positioned to help AEC continue to evolve and bring new and innovative solutions to eye care practitioners around the world.”

“I am incredibly excited to be a part of the Advancing Eyecare team,” said Lothes. “With Advancing Eyecare’s best-in-class companies, superior reputation, and customer-centric technology and service solutions to help improve vision, the groundwork has been set and the company is poised for accelerated growth in the North America as well as entry into new markets and geographies. I look forward to being a part of AEC’s bright future.”

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