Previously president of VSP Global Omni-Channel Solutions, Wright will take on his role on June 19, succeeding Henri Blomqvist.
Safilo said first-quarter net sales were up 6.9 percent at current exchange rates to 250.9 million euros.
A delayed sun season in Europe and the restructuring of Luxottica’s wholesale business in China affected the performance.
The Thélios manufacturing plant inaugurated on Tuesday will help support the goals mapped out by management.
The Manifattura Thélios was inaugurated today in Longarone, in the heart of the eyewear district.
The luxury eyewear start-up targeting digital eye strain is entering the prescription lens market.
The first eyewear collection of the Swiss watchmaker will be unveiled in September.
The range encompasses Calvin Klein 205W39NYC, Calvin Klein and Calvin Klein Jeans.
The first eyewear collection, celebrating Mickey Mouse’s 90th anniversary, will be unveiled in September.
Vision Expo East panel “Eye on Design: An Exclusive Talk With Influential Eyewear Designers” will be streamed live via WWD’s Facebook page.