2017 revenues: $8,475,000,000 (€7,500,000,000)
2017 R&D spend: $245,210,000
Fiscal year ending: December 31, 2017
Hubert Sagnières, chairman & CEO; Laurent Vacherot, president & COO; Jayanth Bhuvaraghan, chief mission officer; Jean Carrier-Guillomet,COO; Frédéric Mathieu, SVP, HR; Bernhard Nuesser, president, online; Hilary Halper, CFO; Paul Du Saillant, COO; Jeremy Teo, chief strategy officer; Éric Thoreux president, sun, readers & China
Essilor, an ophthalmic and optics company that manufactures contact lenses including the Varilux, Crizal, Transitions, Eyezen, Xperio, Foster Grant, Bolon and Costa brands, saw the $55.2 billion merger it had underway with Italian eyewear maker Luxottica fall victim to antitrust regulators in the European Union.