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Deborah  Andrews
Chief Financial Officer

Ms. Andrews was named Interim Chief Financial Officer on April 5, 2017. Ms. Andrews has served as Chief Accounting Officer since September 2013 and prior to that, from August 2005 to September 2013 she served as STAAR’s Vice President, Chief Financial Officer. She has been employed by STAAR since 1995, serving as Principal Financial Officer from April 2005 to August 2005, Global Controller from 2001 to 2005, Vice President, Finance, of STAAR Surgical AG (Switzerland) from 1999 to 2001, and Assistant Controller from 1995 to 1999. She previously served as an internal auditor for Bourns, Inc., a maker of electronic components, from 1994 to 1995, and an auditor for KPMG Peat Marwick from 1991 to 1994. Since April 2014 she has served on the Board of Directors and Audit and Compensation Committees of BioTime, Inc., a publicly held biotechnology company focused on the emerging field of regenerative medicine. Ms. Andrews earned her B.S. in Accounting from California State University, San Bernardino.