Edmund Optics® (EO), the premier provider of optical components, announces the appointment of Marisa Edmund as Executive Vice President, Global Sales and Marketing effective immediately. In her expanded role, Ms. Edmund is responsible for developing and executing sales strategies to sustain EO’s continuing growth, while also managing all aspects of the company’s worldwide marketing and communications program.
“Marisa’s proven leadership abilities and enviable track record of successfully implementing large scale sales and marketing initiatives means that we are ideally positioned to meet the evolving demands of the global optics marketplace,” said Samuel Sadoulet, President and COO of Edmund Optics.
Ms. Edmund adds, “This is a critical point in the company’s history and I am excited to assume these additional responsibilities to bring us to the next level of growth. In 1942, my grandfather, Norman Edmund, founded Edmund Optics with the core belief that excellence in customer service is paramount. Nearly 75 years later, we’re proud that the company has continued to adhere to his values while becoming the world’s premier designer, manufacturer and seller of high performance optics.”
Ms. Edmund began her career at Edmund Optics in 1998 as Director of Human Resources. Subsequently, she was Director of North American Major Accounts, managing the company’s largest military, medical and manufacturing clients. Most recently, Ms. Edmund served as Executive Vice President of Marketing and Communications, overseeing Edmund Optics’ global marketing initiatives. In 2012, Marisa received the prestigious Direct Marketer Award from Target Marketing magazine in recognition of the innovative ideas and service that she has brought to the direct marketing community during a long and exemplary career.Ms. Edmund received her BSBA from Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business and earned a Master of Business Studies from Stockton University in New Jersey.