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Alcon appoints global head of professional affairs for vision care

Dr Carla Mack moves into the role from her position as head of professional strategy and development for US vision care at Alcon

Dr Carla Mack
Alcon has appointed Dr Carla Mack (pictured) as global head of professional affairs for vision care to coordinate and consolidate its strategy and initiatives in this area.

Dr Mack will work in partnership with regional professional affairs leaders and teams within the global franchise and report to president and general manager of the global vision care franchise, Andy Pawson.

Speaking about Dr Mack’s appointment, Mr Pawson said: “Carla’s unique experience will bring strong leadership and support to our professional affairs teams across the franchise, allowing us to better connect our innovation and portfolio of vision care products to the needs of the customers we serve.”

Dr Mack previously held the role of head of professional strategy and development for US vision care at Alcon where she was responsible for education at the Alcon Experience Academy.

Prior to joining Alcon in 2014, Dr Mack held roles in global medical affairs and global professional marketing at Bausch + Lomb, was a professor at the Ohio State University (OSU) college of optometry and was clinic director of the OSU campus optometry services.