Harlow, Essex (PRWEB UK) 8 August 2014
Haag-Streit UK (HS-UK), the leading manufacturer and distributor of gold-standard optometry and ophthalmic equipment, is pleased to announce the appointment of Abid Rahman in the role of Area Sales Manager. Based remotely, Abid will be responsible for the Eastern region of the UK.
Having previously worked in the pharmaceutical and eye care industry, Abid joins HS-UK with a wealth of experience. Abid held a role at GlaxoSmithKline as a Respiratory Specialist before joining leading eye care company, Alcon. During his six years at Alcon, Abid worked as a Business Development Manager and specialised in contact lenses and eye care products.
Grahame Wood, National Sales Manager, Haag-Streit UK said, “We are delighted to welcome Abid to the Haag-Streit UK Sales Team. With his vast experience in the optical industry and his excellent track record of managing the sales process, Abid was the perfect candidate for the Area Sales Manager role.”
Speaking about his appointment, Abid said, “Haag-Streit UK has an unequalled reputation within the optical industry and I am very excited to be joining the company. Having come from an optical background in my previous role, I have learnt a great deal about Haag-Streit products over the years and I am excited to be able to offer a portfolio of well-respected gold-standard products.”
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About Haag-Streit UK
Haag-Streit UK sells a complete line of optometry and ophthalmic equipment and has distributorships for some leading brands, such as; Haag-Streit International, Ellex and CenterVue and Haag-Streit Surgical (formerly Möller-Wedel).
A former division of Clement Clarke International Limited, Haag-Streit UK has evolved since 1917 from a dispensing optician with one branch in London, to a manufacturing company which has designed and manufactured products such as the Perkins tonometer and Synoptophore.
These brands are marketed directly within the UK and through a network of distribution partners in more than 60 countries.
In 1989 Clement Clarke became part of the Swiss-based Haag-Streit Group and in 2001 began trading under the name Haag-Streit UK.
Haag-Streit UK promotes prevention, early detection, careful monitoring and effective treatment of retinal disease, glaucoma, corneal disorders, ocular motility and visual defects.
The organisation is dedicated to providing tailored solutions through the integration of information technology, leading brand ophthalmic instruments and unparalleled customer care. It focuses on the individual requirements of both the professional and the patient.
For additional information about Haag-Streit UK and its product portfolio, please visit http://www.haagstreituk.com.