ALPHARETTA, Ga.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Visioneering Technologies, Inc., (VTI), has named Tony Sommer to the
position of senior vice president of Sales and Marketing. Sommer will
direct planning, development, and execution of growth plans and business
strategies for the NaturalVue® Brand contact lens portfolio.
“Tony is a talented and transformative leader who has a phenomenal track
record of driving growth, and intensely focusing on innovation for the
benefit of patients, practitioners, and shareholders,” said Stephen
Snowdy, PhD, CEO of Visioneering Technologies. “I am thrilled to have
someone of Tony’s experience and caliber join our team, and Tony will be
an instrumental player in bringing Visioneering Technologies’
break-through innovations in contact lenses to hundreds of thousands of
Sommer has nearly two decades of multi-disciplinary experience in the
packaged goods, health care, and medical device industries. He has
served in a variety of U.S. and international executive roles, across a
number of business divisions, with leading companies including General
Mills, Coca Cola, CIBA Vision/Novartis and Bausch + Lomb. A decorated
combat veteran, Sommer saw service in Operation Desert Storm and
Operation Iraqi Freedom.
“Visioneering Technologies, Inc. is an exciting new company set for
success and rapid growth in the vision care industry, and I’m proud to
help bring its revolutionary NaturalVue® portfolio of contact lenses to
a market hungry for innovation in areas of high patient need,” remarked
Sommer holds an MBA from Oklahoma City University and has a bachelor’s
degree in international affairs from the United States Air Force
Academy. He is based at VTI’s headquarters in the Atlanta area.
About Visioneering Technologies, Inc.
Visioneering Technologies, Inc. (VTI), headquartered in Alpharetta,
Georgia, is an innovative company dedicated to developing products that
improve vision. With a portfolio of technologies, the company uses
creative and differentiated design approaches to develop products that
enhance practitioner and patient experiences. VTI optical designs have
been awarded fourteen patents worldwide, and additional patents are
pending. Strength in science, an entrepreneurial culture, and the
ability to bring technology to life make Visioneering Technologies, Inc.
a company to watch. For more information, visit www.vtivision.com/
or call 844-884-5367.
Visioneering Technologies, Inc.
Layna L. Mendlinger
Director of Marketing