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James M. Grootegoed

Consultant

The Magnum Group Inc

HQ Phone:  (415) 453-5550

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The Magnum Group Inc

1000 Fourth Street Suite 225

San Rafael, California, 94901

United States

Company Description

The Magnum Group, Inc. ("Magnum") is the largest business development firm serving the ophthalmic (vision care) industry. Magnum, located in the San Francisco Bay Area, specializes in facilitating mergers, acquisitions and financing, strategic alliances, joint...more

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Background Information

Employment History

Worker Bee

First Vision Media Group, Inc.


Manager of Distribution, Customer Service and Product Manager

Titmus


lly Retired

Home


Bod

QSpex Technologies Inc


Position, Product Management

Bausch & Lomb Incorporated


Affiliations

Walman Optical Company

Executive Vice President and Board Member


AR Council

Board Member


Polycarbonate Lens Council

Board Member


PixelOptics Inc

Advisory Board Member


Advisory Panel

Member


ESOP

Member of the Executive Committee, Finance Committee and Board of Directors


Ultra Optics Company

Founder


Education

California State University


Web References(137 Total References)


The Magnum Group - Staff

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.


http://philly.citybizlist.com/2/2012/5/17/Qspex-Technologies-with-James-Grootegoed-on-Board-Closes-1-Million-Offering--cbl.aspx

Qspex Technologies, with James Grootegoed on Board, Closes $1 Million Offering - cbl
Posted May 17, 2012 · Director James Grootegoed, consultant at Philadelphia-based The Magnum Group Inc. and a board member at PixelOptics Inc;


http://www.themagnumgroup.com/pages/who.html

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.


The Magnum Group, Inc. - Affiliates...

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.


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Jim Grootegoed
Professional Editor First Vision Media Group Mr. Grootegoed provides market research and analysis on new product and technologies for Magnums 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 Jim Grootegoed - Professional Editor , First Vision Media Group


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