National Vision Holdings, an optical retailer, has appointed Melissa Rasmussen as chief accounting officer, effective July 29. Reporting to Chief Financial Officer Patrick Moore, Rasmussen will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of the company’s accounting function.
Rasmussen comes to National Vision from Lexmark International, where she served most recently as vice president and corporate controller. During her time with Lexmark, she held numerous finance and accounting leadership roles, including North America controller, global consolidation manager, and director of SEC reporting and consolidation, among others.
Rasmussen will succeed Chris Beasley, senior vice president, accounting and controller, who is leaving the company to pursue other endeavors. Beasley will remain at National Vision for a period of time to help support Rasmussen’s transition into the role.