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New AddVision Group CEO

Lars Ryding

01 July 2022

Today, Spectrum’s parent company, AddVision announces the appointment of Lars Ryding as new Group CEO. Lars previously held the position as Vice President Corporate Affairs.

Lars Ryding succeeds Dario Aganovic who leaves the role to pursue new opportunities external to the group.

Part of a pan-European network, Spectrum in the UK, Polytech Domilens GmbH in Germany and Austria, Medilas AG in Switzerland, Polymed in Poland, and AddVision Sweden, AddVision specialises in high-quality ophthalmic products, technologies, and services. Independent of any large multinational corporation, the group works closely with manufacturers and the medical community to bring life-changing innovations and a wide-range of solutions to the market.

It’s independence gives surgeons and clinics the freedom to choose the best solution for them and their patients – improving outcomes for everyone. It has specialised in finding, developing and bringing the best ophthalmic products, technologies and services to the market since the mid-1980’s.

Lars’s mission as the new Group CEO is to accelerate growth and capture expansion opportunities. “I look forward to taking AddVision to the next level. We are a solid group of companies with great potential, fantastic products, customers and partners, along with  very knowledgeable and engaged co-workers. We’re well positioned for growth throughout Europe” says Lars.

Notes to Editors

Based in Rossdorf, Germany, AddVision is owned by AddLife AB. With an annual turnover of 70 MEUR it has 190 employees across Germany, Switzerland, Austria, United Kingdom, Poland and Sweden. It also has a manufacturing operation in Germany.