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E. Dean Butler

Droytwich Spa, England

  • Formerly a marketing executive with Procter & Gamble.
  • Founder, Lens Crafters optical superstore in the USA and Canada.
  • Founder Vision Express optical superstores in the UK, Europe, Central Europe, SE Asia and South America.
  • Currently semi-retired as Chairman of the Sight Resource Group of 120 optical stores in North America.
  • Chairman of optical superstore groups in the Philippines, Guam and Singapore.
  • Chairman of a storm windows business in the UK and a UK-based race car supplies business.
  • Board of Directors of 1-800 Contacts (contact lenses by mail).

Actively races vintage cars worldwide, including an MG K3, ERA, T51 Bugatti and various Millers and pre-war Maseratis. Dean's first car was an MG TD -- and he still owns it! He also owns an MG KN special with replica Parnell twin cam engine and an ex Doreen Evans NA Special.