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.

Company Growth (employees)
Type
Public
HQ
Dallas, US
Founded
1972
Size (employees)
64,000 (est)+5%
Essilor was founded in 1972 and is headquartered in Dallas, US

Key People/Management at Essilor

Hubert SAGNIÈRES

Hubert SAGNIÈRES

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Hilary HALPER

Hilary HALPER

Chief Financial Officer
Jean CARRIER-GUILLOMET

Jean CARRIER-GUILLOMET

Chief Operating Officer
Paul Du SAILLANT

Paul Du SAILLANT

Chief Operating Officer
Jeremy TEO

Jeremy TEO

Chief Strategy Officer
Éric THOREUX

Éric THOREUX

President Sun, Readers and China
Laurent VACHEROT

Laurent VACHEROT

President and Chief Operating Officer
Jayanth BHUVARAGHAN

Jayanth BHUVARAGHAN

Chief Mission Officer
Frédéric MATHIEU

Frédéric MATHIEU

Corporate Senior Vice President, Human Resources
Bernhard NUESSER

Bernhard NUESSER

President, Online

Essilor Office Locations

Essilor has an office in Dallas
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Essilor Financials and Metrics

Essilor Financials

EUR

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
LuxotticaJanuary 16, 2017$24 b

Essilor Market Value History

Essilor's Web-traffic and Trends

Essilor Online and Social Media Presence

Essilor News and Updates

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