Luxottica – owner of OPSM, Laubman and Pank and Budget Eyewear Optical brands – has appointed Janelle Calder (pictured) to the position of National Sales Director for the Optical Businesses in New Zealand.
Ms. Calder, who was previously with the ANZ Bank, said she is “excited to join such a reputable brand. I look forward to leading the New Zealand team to continue the success of the Luxottica brand in the optical market and position the business for future growth.”
Ant Hudson, Vice President of Luxottica Optical said Ms. Calder will be a “great addition to the team” as she has a strong retail background, having spent the past 12 years in various senior roles within Dick Smith Electronics, Farmers, Telecom NZ and Vodafone NZ.
“She is an experienced senior retail leader,” said Mr. Hudson “with extensive skills in merchandise management, sales management and strategic planning.”