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Luxottica’s CEO may quit after row with founder and chairman

Friday, August 29, 2014

The chief executive of Italy’s Luxottica Group, Mr Andrea Guerra, may be quitting his position after a row with the company’s founder, chairman and biggest shareholder, Mr Leonardo Del Vecchio.
Mr Guerra’s position was to be considered by the board of Luxottica at its monthly meeting on 1 September.
The company said in a statement on 25 August the board would discuss management structure and Mr Guerra’s position and that the meeting would be followed by a conference call for analysts and investors. ...read more

Optometry Board of Australia reduces registration fee for 2014-15

Friday, August 29, 2014

The Optometry Board of Australia has announced that the national registration fee for optometrists for 2014/15 has been reduced by $30. The board has reduced the registration fee to $365, which will apply from 9 September and cover the registration period for most practitioners of 1 December 2014 to 30 November 2015. The fee for optometrists whose principal place of practice is NSW will be $337.
Board chair, Mr Colin Waldron, said that the board is able to lower its registration fees while still fulfilling its obligation under the National Law to regulate the profession and limit financial pressure on practitioners. ...read more

Vision Eye Institute’s revenue up 3.3%, EBITDA down 4.7% in 2013-14

Friday, August 29, 2014

Listed ophthalmology practices company Vision Eye Institute Limited has reported a 3.3% increase in revenue to $110.6 million but a 4.7% decrease in earnings before interest, taxation, depreciation and amortisation to $24.1 million for the year ended 30 June 2014.
Gross profit was down 1.8% to $47.6 million (a GP margin of 43.0%).
After-tax profit rose 40% to $13.2 million, reflecting significantly lower interest expense and $1.9 million one-off insurance proceeds. ...read more

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