Clearly Appoints Managing Director and Chief Technology Officer

VANCOUVER, Sept. 8, 2017 /CNW/ - Leading online eyewear retailer, Clearly (formerly Clearly Contacts), is pleased to welcome both Arnaud Bussières as Managing Director, and Alex Buhler as Chief Technology Officer to Clearly's leadership team.

"With Clearly's ambitious goal to make vision care accessible worldwide, I'm excited to have Arnaud and Alex join and further accelerate the growth and success our team has achieved," said Roy Hessel, CEO and President of Clearly.

Arnaud Bussières brings a wide range of experience in strategy, marketing, sales and finance that he built over the last eight years both at Essilor and in different consulting companies. He holds a B.S. in Economics and M.S. in Management. Most recently, Arnaud led the eyeglasses business strategy for Essilor International's online division. As Managing Director reporting to Clearly's CEO, Arnaud will oversee operations of all departments and support in designing and executing Clearly's strategy.

"My objective is to grow the company even faster and keep on fulfilling our mission which is to improve people's lives by improving their sight," said Arnaud. "I am thrilled about this new adventure with the team."

Alex Buhler brings over 20 years of progressive information technology management to Clearly. Most recently, Alex was the Chief Information Officer at Mountain Equipment Co-op where he established the enterprise wide IT strategy to enhance customer experience, increase sales and facilitate growth. In his role as Chief Technology Officer at Clearly, Alex will lead the teams to define and implement Clearly's information technology, merchandising, analytics and UX/UI strategies while looking ahead on scaling and enhancing the company's customer experience.

"It's exciting to work for a company with a noble and clear mission while collaborating with talented peers and having endless possibilities as part of a company with 61,000 employees making a global impact," adds Alex.

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About Clearly
Clearly is the largest online eyewear company in the world with a mission to make vision correction accessible worldwide. Founded in 2000, Clearly's offers the most extensive selection of contact lenses, eyeglasses and sunglasses shipped directly to your door. Through Clearly's Change the View Project, every purchase helps fight poor vision by providing access to tailored eye health solutions on a global scale. Owned by Essilor, Clearly is headquartered in Vancouver, B.C. For more information about Clearly, please visit


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