Roy Davis named as a finalist in the regional, Scottish and global director of the year awards
The chief executive of retinal imaging technology firm Optos has been shortlisted for three top prizes at this years IoD Scotland Director of the Year Awards.
Roy Davis, who heads up the Dunfermline-based Optos - a world leader in the development ofretinal diagnostic and imaging technology - is a finalist for Scotland Director of the Year, Fife & Central Scotland Regional Director and Global Director of the Year.
Last year Optos won regulatory approval from the US Food and Drug Administration for its Daytona desktop ultra-wide field retinal scanning device.
The company has won a number of awards for its laser scanning eye technology, which produces a digital image of the retina.
The process can detect eye problems like retinal detachment, glaucoma and cataracts along with diseases such as diabetes, hypertension, Alzheimer's Dementia and certain cancers.
Davis said: “It is an honour to be nominated for the awards and it is a testament to the efforts of our employees that the company has continued to grow and succeed, even in challenging times.
“2012 is already proving an extremely momentous year for Optos. Next month we will be launching our exciting new ‘next generation’ Daytona device, along with our optical coherence tomography (OCT) products at roadshows across the UK.”
The IoD Scotland Director of the Year Awards take place on Thursday, March 22 at the Radisson Blu Hotel in Glasgow.