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Essilor International SA designs, manufactures, and sells ophthalmic lenses and ophthalmic optical instruments in North America, Europe, the Asia Pacific, Africa, the Middle East, and Latin America. It offers products for correcting myopia, hypermetropia, astigmatism, and presbyopia. The company operates through three segments: Lenses and Optical Instruments, Equipments, and 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; Optifog for anti-fog lenses; Xperio for polarized lenses; and Nikon, Transitions, Kodak, and Polaroid photochromic lenses. 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 Equipments segment engages manufactures and sells equipment and consumables, such as digital surfacing machines and anti-reflective lenses for prescription laboratories, and integrated optical chains and lens manufacturers. The Readers segment designs and markets non-prescription reading glasses and sunglasses under the eyewear brands, such as Foster Grant, Sight Station, Magnivision, and Bolon, as well as licenses for brands comprising Ironman, Body Glove, Disney, Field & Stream, Dockers, Reebok, and Nine West. It has a network of 454 prescription laboratories and edging centers, as well as various research and development centers. The company was founded in 1972 and is headquartered in Charenton-le-Pont, France.

55,000 Employees
Last Reported Date: 08/28/14
Founded in 1972

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Total Annual Compensation: €1.6M
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

essilor international (ESL) Key Developments

Essilor International SA, H1 2014 Earnings Call, Aug 28, 2014

Essilor International SA, H1 2014 Earnings Call, Aug 28, 2014

Essilor International SA Reports Capital Expenditure for the Second Quarter and Earnings Results for the Six Months of 2014; Provides Capital Expenditure Guidance for the Second Half of 2014

Essilor International SA reported capital expenditure for the second quarter and earnings results for the six months of 2014. For the six months, adjusted EPS was EUR 1.54. It was EUR 1.49 last year. Free cash flow was up 43.3%. For the second quarter, the company had EUR 7 million in capital expenditure in media and advertising. Capital expenditure in media and advertising will be EUR 25 million more than usual in the second half of 2014.

Essilor Announces Executive Appointments, Effective September, 1, 2014

Essilor announced the appointment of Jean Carrier as Chief Operating Officer alongside Paul du Saillant and Laurent Vacherot, effective September, 1, 2014. This decision reflects the Group's intention to adapt its organization and structure to its development ambitions and growth. In his new role, Jean Carrier will continue to oversee Essilor of America and will also be responsible for Research and Development, Intellectual property, Strategic marketing and for the Group's E-business activity. Jean Carrier joined Essilor 25 years ago. He has worked in the United States, in Switzerland and in France as head of logistics, head of marketing and managing director. Since January 2007, he is president and CEO of Essilor of America.


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