The worldʼs leading ophthalmic optics company, Essilor designs, manufactures and markets a wide range of lenses to improve and protect eyesight. Its corporate mission is to enable everyone around the world to access lenses that meet his or her unique vision requirements. To support this mission, the Company allocates more than €150 million to research and innovation every year, in a commitment to continuously bring new, more effective products to market. Essilorʼs flagship brands are Varilux®, Crizal®, Transitions, Definity®, Xperio®, OptifogTM, Foster Grant®, Bolon® and Costa®. It also develops and markets equipment, instruments and services for eyecare professionals. It operates in some 100 countries with 28 plants, more than 450 prescription laboratories and edging facilities, as well as several research and innovation centers around the world.

Type
Public
HQ
Charenton-le-Pont, FR
Founded
1972
Size (employees)
64,000 (est)+5%
Essilor was founded in 1972 and is headquartered in Charenton-le-Pont, FR
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Key People/Management at Essilor

Hubert SagnieRes

Hubert SagnieRes

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Hilary Halper

Hilary Halper

CFO
Jean Carrier-Guillomet

Jean Carrier-Guillomet

COO
Paul du Saillant

Paul du Saillant

COO
Jeremy Teo

Jeremy Teo

Chief Strategy Officer
eRic Thoreux

eRic Thoreux

President Sun, Readers and China
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Essilor Office Locations

Essilor has offices in Dallas and Charenton-le-Pont
Charenton-le-Pont, FR (HQ)
147 Rue de Paris
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Essilor Financials and Metrics

Essilor Financials

Market capitalization (31-Oct-2017)

23.5 b

Closing share price (31-Oct-2017)

108.8
Essilor's current market capitalization is €23.5 b.
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Essilor Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
Luxottica January 16, 2017$24 b
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Essilor Online and Social Media Presence

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Essilor News and Updates

Essilor Academy Canada offers new Varilux Xpert training program

The new Varilux Xpert certification program from Essilor Academy Canada is designed for eyecare professionals who want in depth knowledge of the Varilux brand, specifications and history in order to be able to demonstrate its value with confidence and thereby grow their sales. The online course incl…

Optical Lens Edger Market in-Depth Analysis with Luneau Technology Group, Nidek, Essilor Instruments

The qualitative research study conducted by HTF MI titled “2018-2025 Optical Lens Edger Report on Global and United States Market, Status and Forecast, by Players, Types and Applications” provides primary Data, surveys, Scope of the Product and vendor briefings. Posted via Industry Today. Follow us…

Essilor Canada sponsors the Salon des opportunités

Essilor Canada recently sponsored the Salon des opportunités – a job fair geared toward newcomers to Montreal’s metropolitan region – at UQAM’ Sherbrooke Pavilion on March 17. The event sought to facilitate the integration of the region’s new migrants and immigrants in the community, as statistics s…

Essilor Academy Canada launches new 2018 training program for eyecare professionals

Essilor Academy Canada has launched a new series of webinars to help eyecare professionals across the country adapt to an ever changing marketplace and consumer needs. The brand new program brings together all of Essilor Canada’s training activities and includes nine webinars based on three pillars:…

Through the looking glass – a glimpse at lenses in 2018

By Troy Patterson Technological advancements in lens manufacturing continue to offer new options for patients and eyecare professionals, with the industry upping the ante with the rising number of discount online labs. Plastic Plus is focusing on its production process and its new lab that is the la…

Eyewear Global Market Share, Segmentation, Opportunities and Forecast to 2021

Pune, India, 26th February 2018: WiseGuyReports announced addition of new report, titled “Global Eyewear Market: Industry Analysis & Outlook (2017-2021)”. Posted via Industry Today. Follow us on Twitter @IndustryToday
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