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Background Information

Employment History

Auburn University

Consultant

The Magnum Group Inc

Manager of Distribution, Customer Service and Product Manager

Titmus

Worker Bee

First Vision Media Group, Inc.

lly Retired

Home

Bod

QSpex Technologies Inc

Position, Product Management

Bausch & Lomb Incorporated

Affiliations

Executive Vice President and Board Member
Walman Optical Company

Board Member
AR Council

Board Member
Polycarbonate Lens Council

Founder
Ultra Optics

Member
Advisory Panel

Board Member
PixelOptics Inc

Education

California State University

Web References (196 Total References)


James M. Grootegoed, Optical ...

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James M. Grootegoed, Optical Technology Consultant

Mr. Grootegoed provides market research and analysis on new product and technologies for Magnum's Optical Technologies Division. Mr. Grootegoed is a 30-year industry veteran in wholesale lab, sales, marketing, administration and corporate management. He retired in 2001 and is a consultant to The Magnum Group, Inc. as well as other ophthalmic companies. From 1982 until December 2001, Mr. Grootegoed served in a variety of positions with Walman Optical Company, most recently as Executive Vice President, and Board Member. Walman is the second largest wholesale laboratory in the USA with 21 branches in 19 states. During his tenure, annual sales grew from $56 million to $138 million. Prior to Walman, Mr. Grootegoed worked for Bausch & Lomb from 1979 to 1982 in product management and then as Director of Marketing for the Optical Laboratory Division. Mr. Grootegoed entered the ophthalmic industry in 1974 as a sales representative with Titmus Optical and was promoted to Manager of Distribution, Customer Service and Product Manager.
Mr. Grootegoed is a founder and former board member of the Polycarbonate Council and the AR (Anti Reflective) Council. He is currently the Technology Editor for a publication that focuses on lens processing, and has written many articles and spoken at numerous industry meetings and conferences. Mr. Grootegoed is a graduate of California State University, Los Angeles, CA.


James M. Grootegoed—Vice President, ...

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James M. Grootegoed—Vice President, Optical Markets. Mr. Grootegoed provides market research and analysis on new product and technologies for Magnum’s Optical Technologies Division. Mr. Grootegoed is a 30-year industry veteran in wholesale lab, sales, marketing, administration and corporate management. He retired in 2001 and is a consultant to The Magnum Group, Inc. as well as other ophthalmic companies. From 1982 until December 2001, Mr. Grootegoed served in a variety of positions with Walman Optical Company, most recently as Executive Vice President, and Board Member. Walman is the second largest wholesale laboratory in the USA with 21 branches in 19 states. During his tenure, annual sales grew from $56 million to $138 million. Prior to Walman, Mr. Grootegoed worked for Bausch & Lomb from 1979 to 1982 in product management and then as Director of Marketing for the Optical Laboratory Division. Mr. Grootegoed entered the ophthalmic industry in 1974 as a sales representative with Titmus Optical and was promoted to Manager of Distribution, Customer Service and Product Manager.

Mr. Grootegoed is a founder and former board member of the Polycarbonate Council and the AR (Anti Reflective) Council. He is currently the Technology Editor for a publication that focuses on lens processing, and has written many articles and spoken at numerous industry meetings and conferences. Mr. Grootegoed is a graduate of California State University, Los Angeles, CA.


Qspex Technologies, with ...

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Qspex Technologies, with James Grootegoed on Board, Closes $1 Million Offering - cbl Posted May 17, 2012

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· Director James Grootegoed, consultant at Philadelphia-based The Magnum Group Inc. and a board member at PixelOptics Inc;


The Magnum Group, Inc. - Affiliates...

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James M. Grootegoed, Optical Technology Consultant-Mr. Grootegoed provides market research and analysis on new product and technologies for Magnum's Optical Technologies Division. Mr. Grootegoed is a 30-year industry veteran in wholesale lab, sales, marketing, administration and corporate management. He retired in 2001 and is a consultant to The Magnum Group, Inc. as well as other ophthalmic companies. From 1982 until December 2001, Mr. Grootegoed served in a variety of positions with Walman Optical Company, most recently as Executive Vice President, and Board Member. Walman is the second largest wholesale laboratory in the USA with 21 branches in 19 states. During his tenure, annual sales grew from $56 million to $138 million. Prior to Walman, Mr. Grootegoed worked for Bausch & Lomb from 1979 to 1982 in product management and then as Director of Marketing for the Optical Laboratory Division. Mr. Grootegoed entered the ophthalmic industry in 1974 as a sales representative with Titmus Optical and was promoted to Manager of Distribution, Customer Service and Product Manager.

Mr. Grootegoed is a founder and former board member of the Polycarbonate Council and the AR (Anti Reflective) Council. He is currently the Technology Editor for a publication that focuses on lens processing, and has written many articles and spoken at numerous industry meetings and conferences. Mr. Grootegoed is a graduate of California State University, Los Angeles, CA.


LAB INNOVATOR 2008: OPTICAL PRESCRIPTION LAB | Articles & Archives | Insight | Optical Lab Products

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Jim Grootegoed (center) presents OPL executives with the Lab Innovator of 2008 award: (from left) Amanda Murphy, Sherry Lanier Pugh, Danny Pugh, and Charlie Hunter.

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