The World Council of Optometry (WCO) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mark A. Bullimore MCOptom, PhD, FAAO as its new Executive Director.

Dr Bullimore is a British-trained optometrist and accomplished scientist who has taught optometry students in the UK, USA and Trinidad and Tobago and has lectured to professional groups on four continents. He is the former President and Development Director of the American Optometric Foundation and the former Editor of Optometry and Vision Science, the Journal of the American Academy of Optometry.