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Last €106.95 EUR
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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, 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; 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 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, Costa, Bolon, Molsion, Prosun, Ryders Eyewear, Magnivision, Gargoyles, SolarShield, and Corinne McCormack, as well as licenses for trademarks comprising Ironman, Nine West, Dockers, Reebok, Hello Kitty, and Disney. It has a network of 490 prescription laboratories, and edging and local distribution centers. The company was founded in 1849 and is headquartered in Charenton-le-Pont, France.

58,000 Employees
Last Reported Date: 07/30/15
Founded in 1849

essilor international (EI) Top Compensated Officers

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Total Annual Compensation: €2.0M
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

essilor international (EI) Key Developments

Essilor International Appoints Xavier Galliot Group Chief Sustainability Officer

Essilor International has appointed Xavier Galliot as group chief sustainability officer, reporting to Jayanth Bhuvaraghan, chief corporate mission officer. Xavier Galliot's valuable experience will contribute to strengthen and accelerate Essilor's commitment to global sustainability, an integrated driver of the Group's mission, improving lives by improving sight. Xavier Galliot started his career with Ernst & Young as consultant in strategy, in France and Japan. In 2002, he joined Rio Tinto Alcan where he held sales & marketing positions on international markets, before being appointed head of green business strategy for the Distribution & Services activity. Since 2010, he was sustainable development director of the Rexel group and general secretary of the Rexel foundation.

Essilor International SA Announces Consolidated Financial Results for the First Half Ended June 30, 2015; Reaffirms Earnings Guidance for the Year of 2015

Essilor International SA announced consolidated financial results for the first half ended June 30, 2015. For the period, the company reported total revenue of €3,408 million against €2,780 million a year ago. Operating profit was €614 million against €494 million a year ago. Profit attributable to equity holders was €388 million against €325 million a year ago. Diluted earnings per share were €1.79 against €3.26 a year ago. Cash inflow was €617 million against €510 million a year ago. EBITDA was €835 million against €667 million a year ago. At 178 million for the first six months of 2015, purchases of property, plant and equipment and intangible assets covered capital expenditure to support the company's development and buy-backs in connection with major account renewals in the Sunglasses & Readers segment. Profit before tax was €594 million against €818 million a year ago. Consolidated net debt was €2,168 million at June 30, 2015. The company announced that barring any additional strategic acquisitions, the company confirms its full-year 2015 targets: revenue growth of between 8% and 11% excluding the currency effect and in excess of 4.5% on a like-for-like basis; and a contribution from operations of at least 18.8% of revenue. Tax rate to be 28%.

Essilor International SA, H1 2015 Earnings Call, Jul 30, 2015

Essilor International SA, H1 2015 Earnings Call, Jul 30, 2015


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