Luxottica Group Tops List of Italy's Most Honored Companies in Institutional Investor's All-Europe Executive Team Ranking

Luxottica Group Tops List of Italy's Most Honored Companies in Institutional  Investor's All-Europe Executive Team Ranking  NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwired) -- 03/25/14 --  Luxottica Group again claims six top-ranked positions in the 2014 All-Europe Executive Team survey, Institutional Investor's annual poll of buy-side portfolio managers and analysts and sell-side equity research professionals around the world.   The luxury goods company's CEO Andrea Guerra, CFO Enrico Cavatorta, IR Professional Alessandra Senici and investor relations program each received strong votes from the investment community, placing Luxottica among Italian companies.  Other Italian companies that rank:      --  Assicurazioni Generali in Insurance --  Azimut Holding in Specialty & Other Finance --  Davide Campari-Milano in Beverages --  Fiat in Autos & Auto Parts --  Intesa Sanpaolo in Banks --  Mediaset in Media --  Saipem in Oil Services --  Salvatore Ferragamo in Luxury Goods --  Snam in Utilities --  Tod's in Luxury Goods --  UniCredit in Banks     The 2014 All-Europe Executive Team is based on the votes of 832 portfolio managers and analysts from buy-side investment firms and 1,238 analysts from sell-side firms. An in-depth feature article profiling the 2014 All-Europe Executive team will be featured in the April 2014 issue of Institutional Investor magazine as well as online at www.institutionalinvestor.com.   About Institutional Investor  Now entering its fifth decade, Institutional Investor has distinguished itself among the world's foremost financial publications with groundbreaking journalism and incisive writing that provide essential intelligence for a global audience of finance and investment decision makers. Institutional Investor also produces a host of proprietary research and rankings that serve as the industry-standard benchmarks for fixed-income, equity research, and money management professionals and executive teams. For more information, visit www.institutionalinvestor.com.  Contact:  Michele Luthin michele.luthin@institutionalinvestor.com  (212) 224-3360