News Release: Essilor 2018 Annual General Meeting

4/24/2018, 6:29 PM (Source: GlobeNewswire)

 Essilor 2018 Annual General Meeting

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  • Adoption of all resolutions
  • Dividend payment of €1.53 per share, up for the 25th consecutive year

Charenton-le-Pont, France (April 24, 2018) - Essilor International's Annual General Meeting was held today at the Maison de la Mutualité in Paris, chaired by Hubert Sagnières, the Group's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer.

Essilor shareholders have approved all 15 proposed ordinary resolutions.

- Dividend
  • A dividend of €1.53 per share, up for the 25th consecutive year, has been approved by the shareholders. Ex-date: 26 April. Date of payment: 30 April.
- Board of Directors
  • The renewal of the mandates of Ms. Louise Fréchette, Ms. Jeanette Wong, Mr. Antoine Bernard de Saint-Affrique, Mr. Bernard Hours, Mr. Marc Onetto and Mr. Olivier Pécoux has been approved.

  • Furthermore, Ms. Wong has been appointed as Director of the Board of Directors of EssilorLuxottica, as from the date of completion of the combination of Essilor and Luxottica.

About Essilor
Essilor International (Compagnie Générale d'Optique) ("Essilor") is the world's leading ophthalmic optics company. Essilor designs, manufactures and markets a wide range of lenses to improve and protect eyesight. Its mission is to improve lives by improving sight. To support this mission, Essilor allocates more than €200 million to research and innovation every year, in a commitment to continuously bring new, more effective products to market. Its flagship brands are Varilux®, Crizal®, Transitions®, EyezenTM, Xperio®, Foster Grant®, BolonTM and Costa®. It also develops and markets equipment, instruments and services for eyecare professionals.
Essilor reported consolidated revenue of around €7.5 billion in 2017 and employs approximately 67,000 people worldwide.
It has 34 plants, 481 prescription laboratories and edging facilities, as well as 4 research and development centers around the world. For more information, please visit
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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