Juan Carlos Aragon
CooperVision announced the creation of its Specialty Eye Care business unit, designed to increase eye care professionals’ access to innovative products.
The company said in a press release that Juan Carlos Aragon, OD, has been named president of the unit, effective immediately.
The Specialty Eye Care business encompasses Soflex, Procornea and Paragon Vision Sciences, which design and manufacture specialized contact lenses for managing myopia and other indications.
These organizations will continue to operate independently yet share technical, clinical and commercial knowledge while benefiting from CooperVision’s global presence and infrastructure, according to the release.
Aragon joined CooperVision in 2000 and has held senior roles in the Americas, Europe and Asia Pacific. Most recently, he was responsible for overseeing the company’s southern and central European commercial operations. He previously served in leadership positions with Ocular Sciences, CIBA Vision and Bausch + Lomb.
Aragon volunteers as chairman of the board of directors of Optometry Giving Sight and serves as a trustee of the International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness and Vision Aid Overseas.