Safilo picks director of product development

Parsippany, NJ—Safilo USA has named Timothy (Timm) Parker as its new director of product development.

In this newly created position, Parker will be responsible for managing the overall development process, design direction, and trend forecasting for all domestic-based licensed, proprietary, and private-label eyewear brands sold by Safilo in North America. He will also help select pieces of the European-designed collections for sale in the United States.

Parker previously was vice president of product development for Lantis Eyewear.