Alexander Lunshof appointed Group Chief Legal Officer and member of Essilor’s executive committee

Charenton-le-Pont, France, 12-12-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Essilor International announces that Alexander Lunshof has been appointed Group Chief Legal Officer and member of Essilor’s executive committee.

This follows Carol Xueref’s nomination as Essilor’s Secretary General.

Alexander Lunshof is a Dutch national with extensive international experience. He was previously Chief Legal Officer of Orange Business Services, an international subsidiary of Orange SA. He holds a post-graduate degree in International Private Law from Paris I University PanthéonSorbonne and has been admitted to the Paris Bar.

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About Essilor
The world’s leading ophthalmic optics company, Essilor designs, manufactures and markets a wide range of lenses to correct and protect eyesight. Its corporate mission is to improve vision to improve life. 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. Essilor’s flagship brands are Varilux®, Crizal®, Transitions®, Definity®, Xperio®, Optifog™, Foster Grant®, Bolon® and Costa®. It also develops and markets equipment, instruments and services for eyecare professionals.

Essilor reported consolidated revenue of over €5 billion in 2013 and employs more than 55,000 people. It distributes its products in some 100 countries with 28 plants, more than 450 prescription laboratories and edging facilities, as well as several research and development centers around the world.

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The Essilor share trades on the Euronext Paris market and is included in the Euro Stoxx 50 and CAC 40 indices.
Codes and symbols: ISIN: FR0000121667; Reuters: ESSI.PA; Bloomberg: EI:FP.

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