Welcoming Dr. Laurie Lesser to our team

We’re proud to welcome Dr. Laurie Lesser as our new Head of Optometry Attraction. This comes at a time of accelerated growth and commercial success at Specsavers. Laurie brings an illustrious career with more than three decades of experience as an optometrist working in diverse modes of practice in both Canada and the United States.

In her capacity as Head of Optometry Attraction, Laurie will play a pivotal role in making eyecare more accessible across communities in Canada. Her proven track record for placing optometrists in rewarding careers and establishing optometry networks for emerging optical brands makes her an invaluable asset to our team.

She has seen her share of evolution in the profession and joins Specsavers at an exciting time of growth and change in the industry. Prior to joining Specsavers, Laurie held leadership roles at national optical retailers, where she guided teams of optometrists supporting their growth as professionals.

“I am thrilled to be joining the worlds’ largest optometrist owned and led company. Specsavers has shown how they prioritize eyecare by supporting doctors with the technology they need to provide earlier diagnosis leading to better outcomes for patients. I’m eager to collaborate with such a talented team. I look forward to contributing to the company’s purpose of ‘changing lives through better sight’ while helping to shape the success of the profession.”

We warmly welcome Laurie and look forward to the positive impact her expertise and leadership will bring. If you’d like to get in touch with Dr. Lesser, reach her at laurie.lesser@specsavers.com.

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