Safilens appoints UK country manager

Ian McDermott will lead a new sales team in the UK

Ian McDermott
Safilens has appointed Ian McDermott as its UK country manager, who will work to improve existing customer care and warehouse services at its base in Marden, Kent.

Mr McDermott will lead the Italian contact lens company’s new UK sales team. He has experience at companies such as CooperVision, Aspect Vision Care and Avizor.

Speaking about the appointment, general manager at Safilens, Daniele Bazzocchi, said: “I am pleased to welcome Ian to our team. I have no doubt his solid background in the UK optical market will enable him to guide our strategy in the country, further strengthening our customer relations and expanding our market share by leveraging the values of quality and innovation that set Safilens apart.”

Safilens’ four-person UK sales team will be available to meet at the British Contact Lens Association’s conference and exhibition in Manchester (30 May–1 June).