Changes at Hoya

February 11, 2010

Hans Werquin will become CEO of Hoya Vision Care Europe from the beginning of April 2010. He will report to Gerald Bottero, who has been leading the European branch for the past five years. Bottero remains CEO of Hoya Vision Care globally.

Hans Werquin will become CEO of Hoya Vision Care Europe from the beginning of April 2010. He will report to Gerald Bottero, who has been leading the European branch for the past five years. Bottero remains CEO of Hoya Vision Care globally.

Werquin has 20 years experience in the optical industry and is currently President of Hoya Lens Belgium and Hoya Lens France. Based in Paris, he will remain President of both companies, while Frank Van de Perck and Patrice Pineau will be appointed Vice President of respectively Hoya Lens Belgium and Hoya Lens France.

“I strongly believe in involving and mobilizing our customers and all Hoya teams in the unique innovative technologies of the HOYA Group, and I will devote my vision, passion and accountability to uplift these core strengths of the HOYA Group within Europe,” said Werquin.