NSN Conference 2017

 

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Paul Owston

Paul Owston

NVP Sales
Essilor Laboratories

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Paul Owston is the U.S. VP Sales with Essilor, the global leader in ophthalmic optics. Essilor is a mission driven company – improving lives by improving sight. Essilor is ranked one of the World’s Most Innovative Companies by Forbes for its design, manufacturing and marketing of a wide range of lenses that improve and protect eyesight. In 2017, Essilor of America was named the #1 Healthcare & Equipment Services employer by Forbes Magazine*. Essilor of America’s corporate culture is based on five key values: working together, innovation, respect and trust, entrepreneurial spirit, and diversity and inclusion.

Paul’s career as a commercial executive includes the consumer products and medical device industries. He joined Essilor of America in 2011 as a GM Fast Track and was promoted to the U.S. VP Sales in 2012. He is responsible for the sales, strategic accounts, sales analytics and sales education functions for Essilor Laboratories of America, a $1B+ U.S. business unit.

Paul is a graduate of the University of Florida with a BSBA in Finance. He resides in Dallas, TX with his wife and three children.

*Forbes – June 8, 2017