Headlines CEO of Contact Lens Firm Is Stepping Down Published 6 years ago on November 9, 2016 By INVISION Staff Share Tweet “I’m very proud of what we’ve achieved so far.” J Keith Lomas, group CEO of United Kingdom-based contact lens company UltraVision CLPL, plans to step down in early 2017. Lomas will remain on the company’s board as non-executive director and co-owner. Lomas and John Clamp have in equal partnership grown the company, which started as a small specialist contact lens lab in Cambridge, since 1996, according to a press release. Today the company sells contact lenses into more than 70 countries, and the UltraVision CLPL Group also supplies software and designs to major contact lens manufacturers globally. Advertisement According to the release: “Following the handover transition period, Clamp and UltraVision CLPL’s Executive Management team will take on these additional day-to-day responsibilities from early 2017.” Lomas said he is “very proud of what we’ve achieved so far.” “Our successes include life-changing benefits for many thousands of people with lenses such as KeraSoft and having our lens designs and software running in virtually all of the major U.S. labs plus in Europe, South America, Asia, Australasia, indeed all round the world,” he said. “Investing in our own cast-moulding facilities is proving fruitful and our university partnerships are also key, along with the truly advanced areas we work in such as putting electronics into contact lenses and intraocular lenses. We’ve got a fantastic pipeline of new products and exciting patents to build further on both directly and with partners.” Related Topics:contact lenses click to Comment(Comment) Up Next Scientists Look at New Way to Disinfect Contact Lenses Don't Miss Eyewear Company Wins 2017 German Design Award for 3-D Printed Glasses SPONSORED VIDEO The Essential Blue Series If Blue light is everywhere, both outdoors and indoors, and your patients are more likely to ask about it thanks to increased digital device usage. Essential Blue Series® lens technology offers up to three times more protection against Harmful Blue Light than regular prescription lenses* and 100% UV protection up to 400nm. Widely available with Essilor’s most advanced lens designs including Varilux®, Eyezen® and Crizal® lenses, discover Essential Blue Series at EssilorPRO.com/Essential-Blue-Series. You may like Promoted Headlines This Is the Most Important Decision You Can Make To Increase Sales Right Now! Stop Limiting Your Ability To Sell High End Frames Essential Blue Series Essilor Advertisement Latest Trending Videos Buzz Session1 hour ago “Eternal Optimism Is a Force Multiplier” and Other “Truth Bombs” ECPs Now Live By Do You Or Don't You2 hours ago More Than 80% Of ECPs Don’t Offer a Sales Commission but Many Do Offer Various Bonus and Incentive Programs Benchmarks19 hours ago Six Optical Retailers That Hit the Road to Drive Business Thru Their Doors Best of the Best20 hours ago Making and Selling His Own Frames Led to a Professional Rebirth for This Illinois Optician Sanity Files21 hours ago This Canadian Optician Sings the Praises of Building a Business Restoring and Customizing Eyewear Headlines2 weeks ago EHR Vendor Hack Extends to 100,000 Eyecare Patients Sponsored Content4 weeks ago Eyezen® Kids Lenses: Designed for How Children See the World Headlines2 weeks ago Eyewear Worth Thousands Stolen in Virginia Robbery Photo Gallery1 week ago 9 Eyecare Patient Encounters That Didn’t Quite Make Sense Real Deal3 weeks ago This Teen Came for an Exam Alone. Now His Mom Has Questions. Sponsored Content4 days ago Essential Blue Series Media Spotlight4 weeks ago Elevate Your Optical Sponsored Content4 weeks ago Eyezen® Kids Lenses: Designed for How Children See the World 4ECPs Webinars1 month ago Google Marketing for Patient Acquisition 4ECPs Webinars1 month ago 10 SEO Steps for Better Ranking Advertisement SubscribeBULLETINS Get the most important news and business ideas for eyecare professionals every weekday from INVISION. Advertisement Most Popular Photo Gallery1 week ago 9 Eyecare Patient Encounters That Didn’t Quite Make Sense Headlines1 week ago 4 ODs to Be Inducted Into National Optometry Hall of Fame Headlines23 hours ago EHR Vendor Breach Now Affects 342K Patients, 8 Organizations Sponsored Content4 days ago Essential Blue Series Best of the Best3 days ago This California Practice Focuses Its Online Marketing on Its Own Backyard … And You Can Too Do You Or Don't You4 days ago More Than Half of You Welcome Pets Into Your Eyecare Business Columns4 days ago 5 Big Tips To Get the Most From Your Wholesale Lab Sponsored Content1 week ago Made in Italy, Born in The U.S.A.