Alcon announces leadership change for US Vision Care
Oct 01, 2014
Fort Worth, Texas, October 1, 2014– Alcon, the global leader in eye care has appointed Eric Bruno as the new General Manager for Alcon US Vision Care. He replaces Jim Murphy, who is being promoted to President, Alcon Japan.
“Eric Bruno takes a patient- and customer-centric approach to everything he does which aligns with our desire to transform eye care in the US,” said Robert Warner, President for Alcon US & Canada. “He will build on Jim Murphy’s strong Iegacy and help patients feel, see and look their best.”
Mr. Bruno most recently served as the Global Franchise Head of Vision Care at Alcon. He joined Alcon in 2012 and brought together Alcon’s Vision Care under the umbrella of “Performance Driven by Science.” Prior to joining Alcon, Eric spent 16 years at Johnson & Johnson in roles of increasing responsibility, including Vice President positions, overseeing the company’s over-the-counter business and its Ethicon Endo Surgery business.
“I am excited to lead this high caliber US Vision Care organization,” said Eric Bruno, General Manager of Alcon US Vision Care. “Alcon offers an unmatched portfolio that delivers against our promise of ‘Performance Driven by Science’ and I look forward to partnering with the US optometric community to continue to drive innovation to enhance sight for millions of eye care patients in the US.”
About Alcon: Alcon, the global leader in eye care, provides innovative products that enhance quality of life by helping people worldwide see better. Alcon’s three businesses – Surgical, Pharmaceutical, and Vision Care – offer the widest spectrum of eye care products in the world. Alcon is the second largest division of the Novartis Group, with net sales of USD 10.5 billion in 2013. Headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas, USA, Alcon has more than 25,000 employees worldwide, operations in 75 countries and products available in 180 markets. For more information, visit www.alcon.com.
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