Miami, Florida, June 2, 2021—CECOP USA announced today that it has named Brent H. Alvord as the firm’s Chief Development Officer. In this new position, Alvord will take the reins to further accelerate the company’s rapid growth trajectory, with oversight of marketing, sales, strategic alliances and new service offering development.  In addition, he will lead…

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Global independent optical association CECOP continues to grow North American market share, acquiring The Alliance Buying Group. Second US transaction executed on the heels of the exponential and accelerated growth of its first acquisition, Combine Buying Group. Monmouth, Illinois, January 6, 2020—CECOP announced today that it has acquired The Alliance Buying Group…

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NEW YORK—CECOP USA, the global independent optical association, announced today that it has entered into an exclusive partnership with Digital Optometrics. The partnership aligns with CECOP USA’s aggressive strategy for growth, which includes forming alliances with the largest and most innovative brands that deliver value to optometrist and optician Members. The two companies are launching…

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New York, New York, May 5, 2020—CECOP announced today that it has acquired Combine Buying Group (“CBG”), marking its entry into the North American market and increasing its global membership of opticians and optometrists by more than 10%. The acquisition is the first step in the firm’s aggressive strategy to acquire significant market share in…

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