Robert S. Weiss is an esteemed figure in the field of executive management who has amassed nearly 50 years of professional experience in his areas of expertise. Recently celebrating his 10th year as the chief executive officer and president of health products at The Cooper Companies, Inc., Mr. Weiss previously held several roles with its predecessor companies, including CooperVision and Cooper Laboratories. Commencing his career as a supervisor at KPMG US LLP in 1971, he has built a sturdy foundation for his illustrious career in several other prominent roles.
A certified public accountant in the state of New York, Mr. Weiss pursued a formal education at the University of Scranton, graduating with a Bachelor of Science in accounting, cum laude, in 1968. He has been on the board of trustees at the University of Scranton since 2015, and the university honored him with a Frank J. O’Hara Alumni Award in 2008.
Alongside his primary endeavors, Mr. Weiss has been serving on the board of directors of Accuray in Sunnyvale, California, since 2007 and The Cooper Companies in Pleasanton, California, since 1996. The Cooper Companies is renowned for providing high-quality products for contact lens wearers and optimal treatment and care for vision disorders.
A former member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and New York State Society of CPAs, Mr. Weiss previously served in the U.S. Army from 1969 to 1973 and was presented with the Decorated Army Commendation Medal, as well as a Bronze Star with Oak Leaf Cluster for his contributions to the military. He is also affiliated with the Association of the United States Army.
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