Mister Spex strengthens its management team

  • 08. Sep. 2015

Robert Motzek becomes managing director of Europe’s leading online optician.

Robert Motzek complements the management team at Mister Spex. As the third managing director, Motzek will from the first of October take on the lead of the Scandinavian business consisting of daughter companies Lensstore, Loveyewear and Lensit as well as continue to be responsible for extension of the partner optician network and the departments business intelligence and M&A. The 34-year-old has been part of the Mister Spex team with Dirk Graber and Mirko Caspar since 2013. He worked continuously on expanding the business into additional European markets such as recently the Netherlands and Switzerland.


Mister Spex managing director Robert Motzek.
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Motzek’s appointment adds a key figure to the management of Europe’s leading online optician. Before his career at Mister Spex, he worked several years for the private equity company Apax partners and was engaged in a plethora of transactions in the areas of retail & consumer and business services. Motzek: “I see an enormous growth potential for Mister Spex in Europe. In many countries the online business for glasses, sunglasses and contact lenses is still in its infancy”.

Founder Dirk Graber will continue to be responsible for the departments business development, IT, finance & controlling, operations and HR. Mirko Caspar will continue to lead the marketing, CRM, category management, public relations and product management teams. In future he will also focus on growing the international markets from Berlin.

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About Mister Spex:

Founded in 2007, Mister Spex SE (together with its subsidiaries, “Mister Spex”) is a multi-award-winning company that has become the leading digitally native omnichannel optician in Europe. Mister Spex has been at the forefront of the industry’s transformational shift, growing from a pure online player into a successful omnichannel optician with more than 5 million customers, 10 online shops across Europe and physical retail stores. A digital native, technology and innovation have always been an integral part of the company’s evolution, from 2D to 3D digital frame fitting tools to intelligent browsing functionalities. The focus of Mister Spex is to make eyewear purchase for customers an easy, transparent and fun shopping experience by combining a comprehensive and varied range of high-quality products with optician expertise and services through its customer service, own stores and an extensive network of partner opticians.

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