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Transitions Optical welcomes Stuart Cannon to leadership role in Asia Pacific

Transitions Optical is pleased to announce the promotion of Stuart Cannon to the role of General Manager Asia Pacific.

Based in Australia, Stuart will oversee Transitions Optical’s operations and actively develop strategies to further the growth of the company, whilst being active in establishing new partnerships within the industry and managing existing relations with partners in the region.

With extensive knowledge of the industry, Transitions Optical business and growing markets within Australia, New Zealand and Asia, Stuart is an experienced leader who will direct the business strategy across the region.

Prior to his current appointment, Stuart served as the Regional Business Development Director for Transitions Optical Asia Pacific where he led the introduction of the new Transitions® Signature VII lenses with revolutionary Chromea7 technology contributing to the company’s outstanding market performance in 2013.

Stuart joined Transitions Optical in 2003 as Finance and Administration Manager, ANZ. In 2008, he was appointed to the role of Strategic Business Development Manager, ANZ and in 2012, he was promoted to the role of Regional Business Development Director, Lenscasters, Asia Pacific, where he provided leadership in directing and coordinating sales and marketing initiatives with Transitions suppliers in the region.

Stuart holds a bachelor of accounting degree with University of South Australia and a CPA qualification.