Vision Quebec

Speakers

Alain Lachambre

Mr. Alain Lachambre has been the President of Audace Lunettes Inc., since 2006. Mr. Lachambre served as an Executive Vice President of Sales & Marketing at Teckn-O-Laser from 1993/2005 and as a Director of Adsero Corp public organisation until February 4, 2005.

Mr. Lachambre has been a board member in different public companies who operate in nutrition and hardware retail. He has also been involved in the computer office industry for over 20 years. His career started with Canon Canada as a District Sales Manager, then he joined IBM as Account Manager for the expansion of the market segment of mid-range computer systems. Mr. Lachambre's latest accomplishment was to develop a strong distribution in creator eyewear brand.


The focus being to offer a unique product and service that helps independent optical stores present their unique product line. Mr. Lachambre obtained a Bachelor’s of Business Administration from the Université du Québec à Montréal in 1989.






Eric Milot

Eric Milot is a Licensed Optician at Lunetterie Milot, a family business founded in 1978.

Holder of a bachelor’s degree in accounting and a master’s degree in business development from Laval University, Eric has received several distinctions, including the Hydro-Québec Entrepreneurial Scholarship, the Rodrigue-Julien Scholarship and the LOJIQ Scholarship, given to young entrepreneurs as part of the international mobility program.

From 2004 to 2010, Eric worked in France, the United States and Brazil, which allowed him to develop extensive knowledge of the challenges related to the creation of entrepreneurial projects.

Since 2014, Eric has been vice-president of the Board of Directors of the Société de développement commerciale de la promenade Masson, in Rosemont-La-Petite-Patrie in Montreal, a rapidly expanding neighborhood.

Eric is a marathon runner, triathlete and has completed several Ironman races. He is happy to share his vision of the importance of physical activity to reduce stress and better cope with life’s everyday challenges.


Raymonde Pigeon

Raymonde Pigeon In 1991 Raymonde Pigeon was promoted to a Dispensing Optician.
After working for thirteen years in various optical offices, she joined Essilor as a Sales Representative and then progressed to the role of Product Specialist.

Raymonde has been in her current role as a Training and Development Consultant for over a year. She and her colleagues are responsible for the development and implementation of the national training and development programs. These programs are designed and approved to specifically address business and sales goals for all major business partners.

Raymonde's passion for her work is indisputable. She is eager to share her knowledge and she knows how to share this knowledge enthusiastically with different audiences. Her talent for effective communication translates into tangible results for her clients.




Suzanne Sendel

Suzanne Sendel reinvented herself at the age of 52 leaving behind a national sales management position to join the visionary world of eye wear distribution.

Susie's previous roles were served in the architecture and design industry, running her own sales agency while furnishing luxury resorts and hotels worldwide.

Four years ago on a trip to Israel, she discovered a line of hand painted frames that she now refers to as her magical glasses.
Being stopped by hundreds of people inquiring where her frames were from when returning to Montreal, Susie took the hint and contacted the manufacturer. She switched gears in becoming an optical distributor for high-end fashion frames.

Susie prides herself in constantly thinking outside of the box while prioritizing her markets' appetite for the new and exciting.

In the past four years, Susie has build built her market share with inspiring videos and social media ad campaigns to entertain and increase her followers. Gaining strong visibility and getting her customer into the social media spotlight is her strength along with service, style, passion and humor.

"It's all about the people!" is her favorite expression and making others feel enlightened and beautiful is her specialty.

Delivering maximum service, style, synergy and creative follow up is what keeps her customers happily satisfied resulting in sales growth.

Susie's current sample bags include hand painted frames by Ronit Furst, Italian designer specs and sunnies from dp69, and iconic twin sister designers and dj's, Coco and Breezy eye wear.

Instagram: @suzannesendelagency
Facebook: Ronit Furst Canada / Suzanne Sendel Agency
Email: suzannesendel@gmail.com




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