Stephen Wright will begin as CCO effective June 19th 2018, replacing outgoing Henri Blomqvist, who is leaving the company to pursue other interests.
Stephen Wright has held a number of positions within the eyecare industry during his career, including President of Altair Eyewear, Senior Vice President of the Americas for Marchon Eyewear, and most recently President of VSP Global Omni-Channel Solutions.
“We are very happy to welcome Stephen and to count on his expertise and deep knowledge of the US market, its relevant stakeholders and the different dynamics. US is an historical market for Safilo and we were intent on selecting a leader with a deep knowledge of the specific market needs, able to work hand in hand with all of our different customers,” comments Angelo Trocchia, CEO of Safilo Group. “We want to be closer and closer to the market, to better understand what is truly relevant for our local consumers, capitalizing more on our strong brand portfolio and on our independent business approach.”
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