04. Jun. 2018, 10:53h

HOYA Surgical Optics welcomes new Vice President of Global Marketing, Antonio Gianno

Singapore, 1 June 2018 – HOYA Surgical Optics (HSO), the world’s fastest growing IOL company and leader in preloaded delivery systems, has appointed Antonio Gianno as the Vice President Global Marketing who will be based in the Singapore HSO Head Quarter. Responsible for the continued development of the strategic marketing direction, upstream as well as downstream, Antonio takes full responsibility of the execution of the marketing strategy and he will play a vital part in transforming the department into being a truly Global Marketing team to support the ambitious growth journey of HOYA Surgical Optics.

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Antonio joins HSO from Alcon and brings 16 years consolidated experience in the ophthalmology industry based on solid competence in sales, marketing and business development. During his career he went through a journey of leadership positions and critical assignments across several different geographies and cultures. He was leading both EMEA and ASIA Surgical Regional Marketing for Alcon with the task to build a long term sustainable franchise business that is forward thinking. Moreover, he successfully led the Alcon Surgical Business in fast growing markets like Turkey and Russia.

About HOYA Surgical Optics

With more than 75 years of optical product expertise from the HOYA Group and over 30 years of experience in designing and producing intraocular lenses (IOL), HOYA Surgical Optics’ mission is to improve vision and quality of life for millions of people suffering from cataract. Based on the core tenets of Quality, Trust, Dedication and Attention to Detail, Hoya Surgical Optics develops innovative and high-quality products that offer ease of use, safety and reliability to eye surgeons and ophthalmologists worldwide. HOYA Surgical Optics is the fastest growing IOL company in the world and the global market leader in developing preloaded IOLs.

HOYA Surgical Optics is a division of HOYA Corporation.