Robert S. Weiss
President & Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Weiss has served as our President since March 2008 and as our Chief Executive Officer since November 2007. In addition, he has been a member of our Board of Directors since 1996. He also served as President of CooperVision, our contact lens subsidiary, from March 2007 to February 2008. He previously served as our Chief Operating Officer from January 2005 to October 2007 and as Executive Vice President from October 1995 to October 2007. He served as our Chief Financial Officer from September 1989 to January 2005. He served as our Treasurer from 1989 to March 2002. Since joining us in 1977, he has held a number of finance positions both with us and Cooper Laboratories, Inc. (our former parent). Mr. Weiss is also a director of Accuray Incorporated (Nasdaq: ARAY), a company that develops, manufactures and sells precise, innovative tumor treatment solutions that set the standard of care with the aim of helping patients live longer, better lives. He serves on its nominating and governance committee and on its audit committee. Mr. Weiss is also a member of the Board of Trustees of the University of Scranton in Pennsylvania and serves on its finance, advancement and audit committees.
Member of the Science & Technology Committee [PDF 24KB]