Essilor Ltd has announced the appointment of Tim Precious as managing director.

Tim has a long history of senior management within the Essilor Group and returns to the UK after spending three years working for Essilor Group as Vice President, Nordics.

Tim will continue the work of his predecessor Mike Kirkley by pioneering strategies to create stability and growth for Essilor’s independent customers.

Tim, who has relocated with his family to the UK after living for three years in Copenhagen, said; “It has been an honour and privilege to work for Essilor over thirteen years and I’m absolutely delighted to be driving our ongoing mission of improving lives by improving sight.”

Before this appointment, Tim worked as country manager, projects director and finance and commercial policy director within Essilor accumulating experience in seven countries in all sectors of the optical market.

Regional vice president at Essilor, Peter Smith said: “Tim has a solid track record of achievement within the group in terms of leadership, strategy and innovation and remarkably broad experience of our sector.

“As part of our promise to be the independent optician’s best business partner, Tim will lead the team that explores every possible opportunity to create a more exciting business climate for our business partners.”

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