CEO Ken Barbet Leaving Eye Recommend

Kenneth Barbet will be leaving his current position as CEO of Eye Recommend (Doctors Eye Co Op Ltd.) by the end of July, and will be appointed President and CEO of Liquor Stores N.A., which operates liquor stores in western Canada and the USA. He has served as Eye Recommend’s CEO since 2009.

“Working to protect independent optometry and helping OD’s fulfill their business and personal goals has been one of the best experiences of my career,” said Ken in a email to Eye Recommend members.  “I thank our Board of Directors, Members and partner suppliers for the opportunity to work in this amazing industry.”

Board director Dr. Howard Dolman wished Ken well in his new role and thanked him for his contributions to the organization.

Barbet has previous experience in the alcohol beverage industry as the CEO of Big Rock Brewery and VP of the Nova Scotia Liquor Corporation.

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