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    Essilor International SA (EI.PA)

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    Essilor International SA
    147, rue de Paris
    Charenton-le-Pont, 94220
    France - Map
    Phone: 33 1 49 77 42 24
    Fax: 33 1 49 77 43 24
    Website: http://www.essilor.com

    Index Membership:N/A
    Industry:Medical Instruments & Supplies
    Full Time Employees:60,883

    Business Summary 

    Essilor International SA designs, manufactures, and sells ophthalmic lenses and ophthalmic optical instruments in North America, Europe, Asia/Oceania/Africa, and Latin America. It offers products for correcting myopia, hyperopia, astigmatism, and presbyopia. The company operates through three segments: Lenses and Optical Instruments, Equipment, and Sunglasses & Readers. The Lenses and Optical Instruments segment offers Varilux range of progressive lenses; Crizal range of lenses with anti-reflective, anti-smudge, and anti-static lenses; Transitions for photochromic lenses; Xperio for polarized lenses; and Nikon and Kodak lenses under licensing agreements. This segment also designs, develops, distributes, and maintains a range of optical instruments for opticians and prescription laboratories; and vision screening instruments for eye care professionals, schools, occupational medicine centers, the military, and other institutions. The Equipment segment manufactures and sells equipment and consumables, such as surfacing machines and anti-reflective coating units for prescription laboratories, and integrated optical chains and lens manufacturers. The Sunglasses & Readers segment designs and markets non-prescription reading glasses and sunglasses under the eyewear brands, such as Foster Grant, Freedom Polarised, Gargoyles, Magnivision, Corinne McCormack, Monkey Monkey, Ryders Eyewear, SolarShield, and Suuna, as well as licenses for trademarks comprising Dockers, French Connection, Hello Kitty, Ironman, Karen Millen, Levi’s, Nine West, Reebok, and Disney. It has a network of 490 prescription laboratories, and edging and local distribution centers. The company was founded in 1849 and is based in Charenton-le-Pont, France.

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    Key Executives 
    Mr. Hubert Sagnieres , 60
    Chairman, Chief Exec. Officer, Chairman of Strategy Committee and Member of Corp. Social Responsibility Committee
    Mrs. Géraldine J. M. Picaud , 46
    Chief Financial Officer
    Mr. Laurent Vacherot , 59
    Chief Operating Officer
    Mr. Jean Carrier-Guillomet ,
    Chief Operating Officer
    Mr. Paul du Saillant , 57
    Chief Operating Officer
    Amounts are as of Dec 31, 2015 and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc.Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year.
    Currency in EUR.