BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--2020 On-site (2020), America’s leading provider of on-site vision care for businesses and schools, serving over 450 leading employers, announced this morning the appointment of Alexis McLaughlin as 2020’s new Chief Executive Officer. McLaughlin will also join 2020’s Board of Directors.
Most recently, McLaughlin was SVP/General Manager of Retail Licensed Brands at Luxottica Retail, where she was responsible for $500MM in revenue across 1,000 stores in North America. In her role, McLaughlin led the systematic growth of Target Optical and the strategic optimization of Sears Optical.
With nearly a decade of vision care industry experience, McLaughlin is a proven business and organization builder, best known for driving growth and innovating the retail optical experience. Prior to Luxottica Retail, she oversaw new product innovation and commercialization at Pepperidge Farms and held senior leadership positions in brand management and new product development at General Mills.
“We are delighted to have such a talented and experienced executive as Alexis joining 2020,” said Anthony Morris, Chairman of the Board. “Alexis’s proven track record of strategic growth and innovation makes her an ideal fit as we realize our future potential in the marketplace.”
Former CEO and company founder, Howard Bornstein, will continue to serve on the board. Morris thanked Bornstein on behalf of 2020 and its board for “founding 2020, making us the industry-leading platform and for his contributions and leadership during the formative period in our history.”
“I am incredibly excited for Alexis to lead 2020 in the next stage of our growth and expansion,” said Bornstein. “She shares our passion for growth and her strategic insight and ability to execute will be instrumental as we accelerate our growth.”
In today’s announcement, McLaughlin said, “This is an exciting time to be joining the talented team at 2020, as we work to strengthen our foundation, all with an eye on leveraging opportunities to drive value from this industry-leading, one-of-a-kind platform.”
2020 also announced the closing of its Series B Financing in June 2018, led by Morningside Ventures, with over $5MM in new capital to accelerate 2020’s growth.
On August 15, 2018, Inc. Magazine ranked 2020 as #211 on the 2018 Inc. 5000, a compilation of the 5,000 fastest growing companies in the United States based on revenue growth over the past 3 years. 2020 also ranked #17 nationally for Healthcare, #3 in Massachusetts overall and #1 in Massachusetts for Healthcare.
About 2020 On-site
2020 On-site is revolutionizing how vision care is delivered. 2020 is the only company bringing state-of-the-art mobile vision centers to businesses and schools so employees and students can get a comprehensive digital eye exam right outside their front door. For employers of computer workers with 100 to 10,000 employees in an office, 2020 makes it easy, convenient and affordable to provide high quality vision care at work. Employees save time and money, and leadership addresses their employees’ #1 health complaint, vision. Each mobile vision center is outfitted with a retail store that enables customers to purchase contacts and glasses on board. 2020 On-site has more than 450 corporate clients in Boston, Atlanta and Chicago, and is continuing to expand across the country. For more information please visit, www.2020Onsite.com.