SynergEyes Names New Senior Vice President of Global Sales and Marketing [ view all news ]
SynergEyes, Inc., has appointed Bob Ferrigno as the Senior Vice President of Global Sales and Marketing. This move became effective July 20, 2015. Bob will be responsible for sales, marketing, professional relations and the international group. Dave Fancher, previous VP of Sales, will move into the position of VP of Corporate Development. According to James K. Kirchner, O.D., President and CEO, "the addition of Bob to our team and Dave's move to Corporate Development enables SynergEyes to continue its strategy to become the global leader in specialty contact lenses."
Ferrigno most recently served as the President of North America for CooperVision. Prior to CooperVision, Ferrigno was with Becton Dickinson (BD), a global medical technology company, for 32 years. During his career with BD he held numerous positions with increasing levels of responsibility including vice president of global expansion, vice president of global strategic marketing and vice president of research and development. In addition, Ferrigno served 12 years in general management positions, including having responsibilities for the European pre-analytical systems business unit in the United Kingdom, and as general manager for international business for the company's women's health and cancer business.
Ferrigno will operate from SynergEyes headquarters in Carlsbad, California.