Allen Appointed Vice President of Manufacturing at Lagado

August 12, 2010 Posted by Silke Sage


Menicon Co. Ltd. announced the appointment of Mark Allen as Vice President of Manufacturing for Lagado Corporation, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Menicon America Inc. Allen will report to Jonathan Jacobson, President of Menicon America. He will oversee manufacturing operations of Lagado Corporation in Denver and work closely with Bill Hoffman, research scientist for Lagado, in bringing new contact lens materials to market for custom lens manufacturers.

Allen joins Menicon with over 25 years’ experience in the GMP (Good Manufacturing Practice) manufacturing sector, including over 11 years in the contact lens and ophthalmic viscoelastics industry. During his career in medical products, Allen has held key leadership roles in manufacturing, quality assurance, regulatory affairs and research and development. For the last three years, Allen has held the position of Vice President of Quality Assurance and Regulatory Affairs at Bonfils Blood Center, a renowned leader in blood collection, manufacturing, testing and research located in Denver, Colorado.

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