Frank Rescigna has been named to the new position of president of Teka Eyewear, an independent eyewear and sunwear distributor based in the Soho region of New York City.
Rescigna brings 30 years of experience in the optical industry, including roles as president of Viva International, president of Marcolin Eyewear, vice president of sales of Charmant, and most recently as senior vice president of sales at Wiley X. He also owned and ran R Family Eyewear, a retail optical boutique.
Rescigna also worked out of the optical industry as president of Global Licensing for Guess Inc.
“We have 10 great years behind us and amazing potential for future growth and expansion ahead of us. Having a person with Frank’s experience, industry understanding and reputation in this role is key to taking our company to the next level,” says Tom Kramer, owner and CEO of Teka Eyewear. “Previously owning and managing a retail optical boutique gives him a unique perspective of the independent ECP’s challenges and needs. We are excited to bring him on board and for the key role he will have with our company moving forward.”
Rescigna states, “Teka Eyewear has been a hidden gem in our industry. From outstanding eyewear design and quality to exceptional customer service, Teka Eyewear is the epitome of what an independent eyewear distributor should be. The company has a passion and mission to serve and cater to the Independent ECP. My goal is to further develop this mission by building a team of sales consultants that share the same passion. This will serve as the catalyst to the company’s long-term success and goal of becoming the Independent for independents.”