Orbis announces death of board member

Orbis International has announced the passing of longtime Board Member, Bruce Whitman. Bruce who passed away on October 10, the company said.

Bruce was President, CEO and Chairman for FlightSafety International. Bruce joined FlightSafety International in 1961 as Assistant to the President after two years as Senior Executive Assistant with the National Business Aircraft Association. Later that year, he was elected Vice President and a Director of the company. In 1962, he was named Executive Vice President. He was promoted to CEO in 2003.

Orbis is a leading global non-governmental organization that has been a pioneer in the prevention and treatment of blindness for over 30 years.