Vista, CA (PRWEB) December 2, 2007
Optelec U.S. the world leader in innovative assistive technologies, announced today the appointment of Dionne M. Petitpas as Director of Marketing. Ms. Petitpas will oversee the marketing and branding division of Optelec U.S., Inc, which includes a team of a marketing, web and graphics professionals. Her appointment rounds out a robust and highly seasoned executive team, amidst the fast growing U.S. division of Optelec International.
"Our growth serves as a reminder of the deepening need for quality products and service for the visually impaired population in the United States", stated CEO Takashi Yamashita. "Ms. Petitpas' impressive portfolio of marketing and management experience brings much appreciated vision, knowledge and leadership to this newly created position. Her strong skill set and solid record of achievement will serve Optelec U.S. well as we broaden our reach and service to millions. I am very pleased to appoint Ms. Petitpas as our Director of Marketing."
With nearly 20 years experience in traditional, start up and corporate strategic marketing and branding, her versatile background includes strengths in media management and relations, national broadcast programming and launch, acquisition integration and management, cross platform strategic partnerships, national product branding and marketing, and national brand development. For national and international companies in both profit and nonprofit sectors, she's served as a Director of Broadcast, Director of Communications, General Manager of Events and Vice President of Marketing. She received her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Communications from California State University, Long Beach in the early 1990's.
ShopLowVision.com is the first e-commerce website with the most comprehensive line (4000+) of low vision solutions with daily living products, video magnifiers, optical products, and professional tools. It is also the first ever low vision e-commerce store with business to business, business to consumer, and business to professional interface all-in-one, and to be aligned with best practice model for low vision rehabilitation (AOA, AAO, AOTA, AER). Our sister company LowVision.com serves professionals and consumers with education, resource information and materials on living an active life with Low Vision. With the launch of both sites, ShopLowVision.com and LowVision.com serve the world as the one stop shop for all low vision needs. ShopLowVision.com and LowVision.com are owned and operated by Optelec U.S., Inc.