Charmant Names New Vice President of Sales



Morris Plains, NJ – November 19, 2014 – CHARMANT, known for producing top-quality, comfortable and attractive eyewear, has just named Jean Simone as the new Vice President of Sales. 


“I am pleased to announce that Ms. Simone will be taking on the role of Vice President,” states CHARMANT USA President, Harry Aida.  “Her leadership style, which has been proven over the last nine years at CHARMANT, in addition to her extensive expertise in sales and leadership, is exactly what we need to lead our sales force into 2015 and beyond.”


CHARMANT is poised for even greater levels of success under the new leadership.  Jean excels at building relationships and has a strong foundation of support within the sales force already.  She has over 34 years in the optical industry, having worked her way up from sales representative to holding positions such as Vice President of Sales at Tura and B. Robinson; and most recently as Director of Special Sales at CHARMANT.


“I am excited for the challenge of taking on this new role,” says Jean Simone.  “As someone with previous experience in the VP position at other companies, I am looking forward to implementing long-term and immediate strategies for CHARMANT to lead us into a new era of excellence.”


For more details or additional photographs, please contact:

Karen Altemose – Marketing Manager – Charmant Group – 973.867.2481 –


 About Charmant Group


Based in Sabae-City, Japan, Charmant Group has over 50 years of experience in eyewear frame production and today is one of the world’s leading integrated frame manufacturer’s, covering design, production, marketing and distribution.  With an extensive expertise in selling licensed brand names such as Esprit, ELLE, PUMA, and Trussardi, the group has an international operating presence and distribution coverage in almost 100 countries.