Chief Technology Officer Emily Ashworth Receives South Florida Business Journal 2016 Technology Award

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Chief Technology Officer Emily Ashworth Receives South Florida Business Journal 2016 Technology Award


CORAL SPRINGS, Fla. (October 27, 2016) – ABB OPTICAL GROUP Chief Technology Officer Emily Ashworth received the South Florida Business Journal 2016 Technology Award in the private companies over $150 million category.

The awards program honors excellence in technology and recognizes top chief executives for the innovative tactics and leadership that drive their companies to success.

As Chief Technology Officer, Ashworth is responsible for driving online business and leading the ongoing development of ABB's exceptional e-commerce platform. She has more than 20 years of experience across multiple industries including utilities, manufacturing, telecommunications, distribution and commercial software, as well as extensive experience in enterprise architecture development, business process reengineering and software selection, integration and implementation.

"This recognition is an honor that I share with my team and I am proud to represent ABB OPTICAL GROUP," said Ashworth. "I believe our success is a direct result of the dedication, passion and commitment each ABB team member brings to the office every day."

Ashworth is based in the ABB OPTICAL GROUP office in Coral Springs, Fla. She holds bachelor's degrees in industrial engineering and liberal studies from the University of Central Florida and a master's degree in industrial engineering from the University of Tennessee in Knoxville. She is a resident of Sunny Isles.

ABB OPTICAL GROUP is a leading provider of optical products in the United States. The company supplies nearly two-thirds of eye care professionals across the country with brand name contact lenses, fully customizable gas permeable and custom specialty soft contact lenses, ophthalmic lenses and more. The company's Digital Eye Lab is a fully automated optical lab dedicated to freeform digital lens fabrication. ABB OPTICAL GROUP also offers practice-building services such as pricing strategy tools, business reviews, annual supply staff training and e-commerce solutions. For additional information, visit

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