DALLAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Eyecare Services Partners (ESP), the national leader in integrated eye care services, announced the appointment of George Neal as Chief Executive Officer, effective March 4.
Mr. Neal was previously CEO of Access Dental, a successful dental services organization that was recently sold by Guardian Life Insurance Company of America. He has more than 30 years of experience in the vision industry, specifically in ophthalmology. He was CEO of TLC Laser Vision Centers and led the organization through a period of significant growth in the North American LASIK industry. Prior to TLC, Mr. Neal was Division VP of Global Sales & Marketing for Abbott Medical Optics (AMO), where he led commercial operations globally for the cataract/refractive surgical businesses and contact lens and vision care product portfolios. Before AMO, he was a senior executive at Alcon, a global leader in eye care with products and technology for cataract surgery, glaucoma, retinal disease and refractive vision correction.
“George brings deep vision industry and leadership experience to ESP as we build the nation’s leading integrated eye care services platform,” said Daniel D. Crowley, Executive Chairman. “We are very pleased to welcome him as our CEO.”
“It is great to be back in the vision industry leading an organization that is bringing together some of the country’s best optometric and ophthalmic practices along with ambulatory surgery centers specializing in eye care,” said Mr. Neal. “ESP is a unique and exciting company with tremendous potential as a national leader in integrated eye care services.”
Mr. Neal is a graduate of Arizona State University and attended the Harvard Business School Executive Education Program for Management Development.
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ESP is creating the nation’s leading integrated eye care services company, in both quality and scale, by consolidating ophthalmologic and optometric practices and ambulatory surgery centers that are strong in their local markets and differentiated by their clinical quality. We provide a patient centric model that delivers outstanding care and quality outcomes through our providers and staff with a comprehensive array of best-in-class technology, processes, and managerial infrastructure.
To learn more about ESP or inquire about employment opportunities, visit http://www.espmgmt.com/ or call 844-377-6468.