People: Essilor International Compagnie Generale D'Optique SA (ESSI.PA)

ESSI.PA on Paris Stock Exchange

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Hubert Sagnieres

58 2012 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer and Member of the Executive Committee

Eric Bernard

48 President - Essilor China, Member of the Executive Committee

Jean Carrier-Guillaumet

2007 President - Essilor of America, Member of the Executive Committee

Patrick Cherrier

2011 President - Africa, Middle East, Russia, Asia (AMERA), Member of the Executive Committee

Real Goulet

President - Essilor Laboratories of America, Member of the Executive Committee

Eric Leonard

President - Europe Region, Member of the Executive Committee

Kevin Rupp

Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President Finance & Administration, Essilor of America, Member of the Executive Committee

Gerarldine Picaud

Chief Financial Officer and Member of the Executive Committee

Paul du Saillant

53 2010 Chief Operating Officer and Member of the Executive Committee

Laurent Vacherot

56 2010 Chief Operating Officer and Member of the Executive Committee

Carol Xueref

Corporate Senior Vice President - Legal Affairs and Development, Member of the Executive Committee

Eric Thoreux

Corporate Senior Vice President - Strategic Marketing, Member of the Executive Committee

Marc Francois-Brazier

Corporate Senior Vice President, Human Resources, Member of the Executive Committee

Tadeu Alves

Member of the Executive Committee and Senior Vice President, Latin America

Lucia Dumas

44 2013 Senior Vice President - Corporate Communications and Member of the Executive Committee

Norbert Gorny

2012 Senior Vice President - Alemannic Zone (Germany, Austria and Switzerland), President - Satisloh, Member of the Executive Committee

Eric Perrier

2013 Corporate Senior Vice President - Research and Development, Member of the Executive Committee

Patrick Poncin

2007 Corporate Senior Vice President - Global Engineering, Member of the Executive Committee

Bertrand Roy

2010 Senior Vice President of Strategic Partnerships, Member of the Committee

Bernard Duverneuil

Chief Information Officer, Member of the Executive Committee

Carl Bracy

Vice President - Marketing and Commercial Development, Essilor of America, Member of the Executive Committee

Jayanth Bhuvaraghan

2013 Chief Corporate Mission Officer, Member of the Executive Committee

Thierry Robin

2011 Digital Surfacing Opportunity Project Director, Member of the Executive Committee

Philippe Alfroid

69 2009 Director

Maureen Cavanagh

2013 Director - Representative of Internal Shareholders

Xavier Fontanet

65 2012 Director

Yi He

60 2010 Director - Representative of Internal Shareholders

Aicha Mokdahi

58 2007 Director - Representative of Internal Shareholders

Benoit Bazin

45 2009 Independent Director

Yves Chevillotte

70 2004 Independent Director

Antoine de Saint-Affrique

49 2009 Independent Director

Mireille Faugere

56 2010 Independent Director

Louise Frechette

66 2012 Independent Director

Bernard Hours

57 2009 Independent Director

Maurice Marchand-Tonel

70 2006 Independent Director

Olivier Pecoux

55 2001 Independent Director

Andre Michel Rose

71 2005 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Hubert Sagnieres

Mr. Hubert Sagnieres has served as Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer and Member of the Executive Committee of Essilor International SA as of January 2, 2012. He is also Member of the CSR Responsibility Committee of the Company. Prior to that, he worked as Chief Executive Officer and Member of the Executive Committee of the Company as of January 2, 2012. He has been also Chairman of the Company's Strategic Committee since January 2, 2012. Prior to that position, he was Appointed Managing Director, Member of the Executive Committee and Director of Essilor International SA as of August 27, 2008 and he held the functions of President - North America and Europe Regions, Member of the Executive Committee and Director of the Company as of May 14, 2008. Until May 14, 2008, he was President - North America and Europe Regions and Member of the Executive Committee of the Company. He currently holds other mandates, including Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Essilor of America Inc. and Director of Frames for America Inc., Transitions Optical Inc, Essilor Canada Ltee/Ltd and Cascade Optical Ltd., among others.

Eric Bernard

Jean Carrier-Guillaumet

Patrick Cherrier

Real Goulet

Eric Leonard

Kevin Rupp

Gerarldine Picaud

Paul du Saillant

Mr. Paul du Saillant has served as Chief Operating Officer and Member of the Executive Committee at Essilor International SA since November 29, 2010. He was previously Corporate Senior Vice President - Corporate Strategy, Member of the Executive Committee of the Company. He worked at Air Liquide for nearly 20 years before joining Lhoist as Chief Operating Officer and moving on to Essilor in 2008. He holds a degree from the Ecole Centrale de Paris.

Laurent Vacherot

Mr. Laurent Vacherot has served as Chief Operating Officer and Member of the Executive Committee at Essilor International SA since November 29, 2010. He previously served as Chief Financial Officer and Member of the Executive Committee of the Company from June 2007. He joined Essilor in 1991 as Corporate Senior Vice President, Management Accounting. He headed operations in Canada and then the United States before taking on the role of Chief Financial Officer in 2007. Mr. Vacherot is a graduate of a French engineering school, Ecole Nationale Superieure des Telecommunications de Paris.

Carol Xueref

Eric Thoreux

Marc Francois-Brazier

Tadeu Alves

Lucia Dumas

Ms. Lucia Dumas has been Senior Vice President - Corporate Communications and Member of the Executive Committee of Essilor International SA as of January 2013. She was previously Communications Director for Rhodia, and before that held management positions in Moulinex's Institutional Communications and Press Relations department. Ms. Dumas is a graduate of the European Business School in Marketing and International Strategies and also holds a degree from the CPA - Hautes etudes commerciales (HEC) Management School.

Norbert Gorny

Eric Perrier

Mr. Eric Perrier has been Corporate Senior Vice President - Research and Development, Member of the Executive Committee of Essilor International SA as of January 2013. He served as R&D Director and Scientific Director in the cosmetics and medical-devices industries at Coletica, and then at Engelhard. He is the author or co-author of more than 40 patents and approximately 50 scientific articles. A graduate of the Ecole Chimie Physique Electronique in Lyon (CPE Lyon) and the Universite de Technologique de Compiegne, he also holds an Executive MBA from Hautes etudes commerciales (HEC).

Patrick Poncin

Bertrand Roy

Bernard Duverneuil

Carl Bracy

Jayanth Bhuvaraghan

Thierry Robin

Philippe Alfroid

Mr. Philippe Alfroid has been Director of Essilor International SA since June 30, 2009. since July 1, 2009, he has been Membero f the Company's Audit and Risks Committee. Previously, he was appointed as Appointed Managing Director, Member of the Executive Committee and Director of the Company on May 6, 1996. In addition to his duties at the Company, Mr. Alfroid serves as Director of Eurogerm, Essilor of America, Inc. and Gemalto N.V. During his professional career, he was also appointed as President of Essilor of America, Inc. and Omega Optical Holdings, Inc, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Faiveley Transport and Director of a number of companies, including Sperian Protection, among others. Mr. Alfroid holds a Master of Science degree from MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) and a degree in Engineering from Ecole Nationale Superieure de Grenoble (ENSEHRMA).

Maureen Cavanagh

Xavier Fontanet

Mr. Xavier Fontanet has served as Director of Essilor International SA as of January 2, 2012. Prior to that, he worked as Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer and Member of the Executive Committee of the Company from May 6, 1996. On June 15, 1992, he was first appointed Director of the Company. He is also the Chairman of the Company's Nominating Committee. Until January 2, 2010, he was Chairman of the Company's Strategic Committee. He holds several other mandates including Director of L'Oreal, Credit Agricole SA, Fonds Strategique d'investissement SA, as well as Member of the Supervisory Board of Schneider Electric, among others. Mr. Fontanet started his career as Vice Chairman of Boston Consulting Group. In 1981, he became Managing Director of Beneteau. From 1986 to 1991, Mr. Fontanet worked for Wagons-Lits Group. Mr. Fontanet obtained a degree from Ecole Nationale des Ponts et Chaussees and from Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Yi He

Mr. Yi He has served as Director - Representative of Internal Shareholders at Essilor International SA as of May 11, 2010. He was also Member of the Company's Strategic Committee. Additionally, he has served as Chairman of Essilor Holding Company since September 2010. he is also Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of Shanghai Essilor Optical Company Ltd, Member of the Supervisory Board of Shanghai Essilor Optical Company Ltd, as well as Director of a number of Chinese companies, including Danyang Sales and Distribution Co. Ltd, Jiangsu Wanxin Optical Co. Ltd, Sur Art Retail Group Ltd, Jiangsu Youli Optical Spectables Ltd, Xin Tianhong Optical Co. Ltd (Chine) and Shangai Nvg Optics Co. Ltd. He joined Essilor group as Chief Executive Officer of Shangai Essilor Optical Company Ltd. In 1991, he joined Danone as Chief Executive Officer of Shanghai's subsidiary. Mr. He obtained a Doctorate of Science degree in Management from Ecole des Hautes Etudes Commerciales.

Aicha Mokdahi

Ms. Aicha Mokdahi has been Director - Representative of Internal Shareholders at Essilor International SA since January 24, 2007 and is also Member of the Company's Audit and Risks Committee, as well as of the CSR Responsibility Committee of the Company. She joined the Company in 1976 as Chief - Production, and she held various positions within different divisions of the Company. Ms. Mokdahi currently works for the Company as Director of External Development BBGR and Supply Chain Director of Essilor Europe. She also chairs the Board of Directors of Valoptec Association.

Benoit Bazin

Mr. Benoit Bazin has served as Independent Director of Essilor International SA since May 15, 2009. He is also Member of the Company's Audit and Risks Committee. He began his career within Saint-Gobain group in 1993 as a Project Manager, then he served as Director of Planning of the Saint-Gobain (2000-2002), Director General of Abrasives Branch - North America (2002-2005) and Financial Director until 2009. Mr. Bazin serves also as Chairman of Saint-Gobain Building Distribution Sector and Deputy Chief Executive Officer of Compagnie de Saint-Gobain. Additionally, he is Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Point P S.A. and Lapeyre, Chairman of the Board of Projeo and Saint-Gobain Distribution Nordic AB, as well as Director of several companies, including Jewson Ltd, among others. Mr. Bazin obtained a Master of Science degree from Massachusetts Institute of Technology, as well as a degree from Ecole Polytechnique and from Ecole Nationale des Ponts et Chaussees. He also received a degree in Economics from Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris.

Yves Chevillotte

Mr. Yves Chevillotte has been Independent Director of Essilor International SA since May 14, 2004 and is also the Chairman of the Company's Audit and Risks Committee and Member of the Nominating Committee of the Company. Additionally, he serves as Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of SA Soredic and Chairman of the Board of Arvige and G.A.S.F.O. During his professional career, he was also appointed as Director of Mission Possible and Vice Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Finaref, among others. From 2002 to 2004, he worked as Deputy Managing Director of Credit Agricole SA.

Antoine de Saint-Affrique

Mr. Antoine Bernard de Saint-Affrique has been Independent Director of Essilor International SA since May 15, 2009. He was also Member of the Company's Audit and Risks Committee. Mr. de Saint-Affrique also serves as President of Unilever in charge of Foods Activities, as well as Director of Icosmeticals SAS and served as Director of Icosmeticals SAS, among others.

Mireille Faugere

Ms. Mireille Faugere has served as Independent Director of Essilor International SA as of May 11, 2010. She is also Member of Company's Remuneration Committee. Ms. Faugere has served as Managing Director of Assistance Publique-Hopitaux de Paris (AP-HP), the French public hospital system, since September 2010. A graduate of Hautes etudes commerciales (HEC) in Paris, she joined SNCF in the early 1980 where she held a number of operating positions. She was later chosen to head the TGV Mediterranee network, one of SNCF's projects. In 1996, she took over the Sales and Marketing Department and in 2000 created the voyages-sncf.com website. In 2003, Ms. Faugere was named Chief Executive Officer of SNCF Voyages. She is also Independent Director of EDF Group, where she chairs the Board's Ethics Committee. She is also General Director, Assistance PubliqueHopitaux de Paris.

Louise Frechette

Ms. Louise Frechette has been Independent Director of Essilor International SA since May 11, 2012. She is Chairman of the CSR Responsibility Committee of the Company. She is a Distinguished Fellow of the Centre for International Governance Innovation. She is also Chairman of the Board of Care Canada, an international charity, as well as Director of CARE INTERNATIONAL. From 1998 to 2006, she was the first Deputy Secretary General to the United Nations (UN). Before joining the UN, she worked for the Canadian Civil Service, notably as Ambassador to Argentina, Permanent Representative and Ambassador to the United Nations, Deputy Minister of Finance and Deputy Minister of National Defense. Ms. Frechette was also appointed as Member of the International Advisory Board of the Institute for Study of International Development of McGill University (Montreal, Quebec), Director of the Montreal Council on Foreign Relations, Member of the Global Leadership Foundation for the promotion of peace and democracy and was Chairman of the Board of the Pearson Peacekeeping Centre until the end of 2010.

Bernard Hours

Mr. Bernard Hours has been Independent Director of Essilor International SA since May 15, 2009. He is also Member of the Company's Remuneration Committee and was Member of the Strategic Committee of the Company. Also, he is Member of the CSR Responsibility Committee of the Company. He joined group Danone in 1985, as Responsible for Sales and Marketing, and in 1990; he became Director of Marketing at Danone France. He was also Chief Executive Officer of Danon Hungary (1994), of Danone Germany (1996), and of LU France (1998). From 2002 to 2007, Mr. Hours worked as Chief Executive Officer of Produits latiers frais Monde and as Responsible of R&D of Danone. In addition to his duties at the Company, he has also served as Deputy Chief Executive Officer of Danone SA as of 2008. He is also Vice Chairman of the Board of Danone, Permanent representative of Danone and Director of several companies, including Flam, Essilor of America, Inc. and Fondation d'Entreprise Danone. Mr. Hours obtained a degree from Hautes Etudes Commerciales.

Maurice Marchand-Tonel

Mr. Maurice Marchand-Tonel has been Independent Director of Essilor International SA since November 22, 2006 and is Member of the Company's Remuneration Committee, Nominating Committee and was Member of the Strategic Committee. He started his career in 1970 at Boston Consulting Group. In 1979, he became Chairman of Compagnie Olivier, in 1984 Chief Executive Officer of Sommer, and in 1987 Chairman of Givenchy. Mr. Marchand-Tonel also worked for Ciments Francais International and for Transalliance. In 2000, he became Associate at Arthur Andersen/BearingPoint, and as of 2004, he works as Senior Advisor. Additionallly, he serves as Chairman of the European American Chamber of Commerce in France. During his professional career, he was also appointed as Member of the Supervisory Board of Faiveley Transport, among others. Mr. Marchand-Tonel obtained a degree from Harvard Business School.

Olivier Pecoux

Mr. Olivier Pecoux has been Independent Director of Essilor International SA since January 31, 2001. He was also Member of the Company's Strategic and Audit Committees. Mr. Pecoux started his career at Peat Marwick, and later he worked for Schlumberger as Financial Advisor. In addition to his duties at the Company, he is also Associate-Manager of Rothschild et Cie Banque and Chairman of the Executive Committee of Rothschild et Cie, as well as Member of the Supervisory Board of Financiere Rabelais and Director of Rothschild Espana and Rothschild Italia, among others. During his professional career, Mr. Pecoux was also appointed as Chief Executive Officer and Member of the Management Board of Paris-Orleans, Associate-Manager of Rothschild Espana and Member of the Supervisory Board of Financiere Rabelais, among others.

Andre Michel Rose

Mr. Michel Rose has been Independent Director of Essilor International SA since May 13, 2005. He is also Chairman of the Company's Remuneration Committee and Member of the Nominating Committee. He previously served as Appointed Managing Director of Lafarge and Director of Lafarge North America until 2008. Mr. Rose also works as Director of Lafarge Maroc, Malayan Cement and La Poste. During his professional career, he was also appointed as President of Fondation de l'Ecole des Mines de Nancy and Director of Unicem, among others. Mr. Rose graduated from Ecole Nationale Superieure des Mines de Nancy in 1965 and obtained a Masters of Business Administration degree from IMI, Geneva in 1977.
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