James Gardner

Vice President of U.S. Sales - West

James has been serving as VP Sales for the West Area of the United Sates since 2013. His responsibilities include managing sales regions and inside sales functions within his area supporting CooperVision customers.

James has 20 years contact lens industry experience, starting with Hydron contact lenses in 1994. He joined the CooperVision UK marketing team in 1999, before moving up through the organization, leading CooperVision European Marketing before a Global Marketing role with responsibility for the 1-Day lenses portfolio. In 2006 he relocated to Rochester, NY as a senior member of the marketing team launching new products into the market before becoming VP Marketing for the Americas in 2010. James presently resides in California based in the CooperVision Head Office in Pleasanton.