CINCINNATI, June 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- LCA-Vision Inc. (Nasdaq: LCAV), a leading provider of laser vision correction services under the LasikPlus(R) brand, announces the resignation of Executive Vice President of Finance and Chief Financial Officer Alan H. Buckey. Michael J. Celebrezze has been named interim Chief Financial Officer, effective at the close of business today. Since July 2007, Mr. Celebrezze has served on the Executive Management team as Senior Vice President of Finance and Treasurer, having joined LCA-Vision in July 2006 as Vice President of Finance and Treasurer.
"On behalf of the LCA-Vision board of directors and its employees, I would like to thank Alan for his exemplary eight years of service to our company. Alan has been a tremendous asset to LCA-Vision, and we extend best wishes to him for future professional success. Alan will make himself available to assist in a transition," said Steven C. Straus, Chief Executive Officer of LCA-Vision. "We are fortunate to have an executive with Mike's capabilities and experience to assume the CFO responsibilities. He has a deep understanding of our company's finances and operations."
Prior to joining LCA-Vision, Mr. Celebrezze served five years as Chief Financial Officer at First Transit Inc., a national public transportation company with annual revenue of $400 million. He previously was employed for 17 years with APCOA/Standard Parking, where he held a variety of financial positions including Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Celebrezze holds a Certified Public Accounting designation in Ohio (inactive), and received a B.S. in Accounting from Kent State University and an M.B.A. from John Carroll University.
About LCA-Vision Inc./LasikPlus(R)
LCA-Vision Inc., a leading provider of laser vision correction services
under the LasikPlus(R) brand, operates 76 LasikPlus(R) fixed-site laser
vision correction centers in 33 states and 59 markets in the United States
and a joint venture in Canada. Additional company information is available
at http://www.lca-vision.com and http://www.lasikplus.com .
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