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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Leonardo Del Vecchio

81 1961 Executive Chairman of the Board

Nicola Brandolese

2014 President of Retail Optical of Americas

Massimo Vian

43 2015 Co-Chief Executive Officer for Product & Operations, Director

Luigi Francavilla

79 1991 Vice Chairman of the Board

Stefano Grassi

56 2014 Chief Financial Officer, Financial Reporting Officer

Chris Beer

2009 Chief Operating Officer of Optical Retail Australasia & Greater China

Lukas Ruecker

2013 President of EyeMed Vision Care

Carlo Privitera

2010 Chief Operating Officer of Retail Business Services and Distribution North America

Paolo Alberti

54 2009 Executive Vice President Wholesale

Enrico Mistron

2015 Chief Information Officer, Global Business Services Director

Nicola Pela

2005 Group Human Resources Director

Colin Baden

2015 Chief Innovation and Product officer

Luca Fadda

2014 Group Corporate Shared Services Director

Antonio Miyakawa

2014 Senior Advisor Partnerships, Licensing & Style

Alessandro Nespoli

2013 Group Internal Audit Director

Cristina Parenti

2012 Group Corporate Communication and Public Relations Director

Paolo Pezzuto

2010 Group Commercial Service Strategy & Planning Director

Susanna Zatta

2012 Internal Communication Director

Marina Brogi

49 2015 Lead Independent Director

Francesco Milleri

2016 Director

Mario Notari

52 2015 Non-Executive Director

Luigi Feola

49 2015 Independent Director

Maria Pierdicchi

59 2015 Independent Director

Karl Heinz Salzburger

59 2015 Independent Director

Luciano Santel

60 2015 Independent Director

Cristina Scocchia

43 2015 Independent Director

Sandro Veronesi

56 2015 Independent Director

Andrea Zappia

2015 Independent Director

Elisabetta Magistretti

69 2012 Non-Executive Independent Director

Alessandra Senici

Group Investor Relations and Corporate Communications Director

Biographies

Name Description

Leonardo Del Vecchio

Dr. Leonardo Del Vecchio serves as Executive Chairman of the Board at Luxottica Group SpA since 1961. He is founder of the Company operations. In 1986, the President of the Republic of Italy conferred on Dr. Del Vecchio the honor of Cavaliere dell’Ordine al Merito del Lavoro (Knight of the Order for Labor Merit). He is also Director of Beni Stabili SpA, GiVi Holding SA, and Gianni Versace SpA, of Kairos Partners Sgr SpA, Vice Chairman of Fonciere des Regions and a Director of Delfin S.a.r.l. and Aterno S.a.r.l.

Nicola Brandolese

Mr. Nicola Brandolese serves as President of Retail Optical of Americas at Luxottica Group SpA. since January 2014. Previously, he was Group Business Development Director and Chief Digital Officer from 2012 to January 2014. Before joining the Company Mr. Brandolese spent nine years with News Corporation, where he led Marketing, Sales and Product Management as Executive Vice President of Sky, joined at its start-up in 2003. Between 1997 and 2003 Mr. Brandolese shaped his management skills serving as Project Leader with The Boston Consulting Group and as Director of Sales and Business Strategy at Sapient Corporation. Prior to Management Consulting, Mr. Brandolese led Purchasing and Logistics at Erikstone OY AB in Finland. Mr. Brandolese holds a Master degree in Engineering from the Politecnico di Milano and a degree from Boston's Babson College.

Massimo Vian

Mr. Massimo Vian serves as Co-Chief Executive Officer for Product & Operations, Director at Luxottica Group SpA since January 19, 2015. He was Chief Executive Officer on an interim basis, Chief Operating Officer and Director of Luxottica Group SpA until January 19, 2015. He is Co-Chief Executive Officer Operations and Product and as of 29 October 2014 ad interim CEO with all executive responsibilities. He is Chief Operating Officer at the firm since May 2010. He joined Luxottica Group SpA in 2005 as Head of Engineering and Industrial Engineering. As from January 2007 he moved to China with the role of Asia Operations Director. Before joining the Company, he was in charge of Industrial Engineering in Key Safety Systems, worked in England for Ephesus consulting and NACCO Materials Handling. He holds a degree in Management Engineering at the Universita degli Studi di Padova.

Luigi Francavilla

Mr. Luigi Francavilla serves as Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of Luxottica Group SpA since 1991. He joined the Company in 1968, has been Director since 1985, Vice Chairman since 1991. From 1977 until May 2009, he was Group Product and Design Director. From 1972 to 1977, he was General Manager of Luxottica Srl and, from 1969 to 1971, he served as Technical General Manager of Luxottica Srl. In addition, he is Chairman of Luxottica Srl. Mr. Francavilla is also a Director in the Venice branch of the Bank of Italy. He is also Director of the Venice Branch of Banca d'Italia.

Stefano Grassi

Dr. Stefano Grassi serves as a Chief Financial Officer and Financial Reporting Officer at Luxottica Group SpA since October 29, 2014.

Chris Beer

Mr. Chris Beer serves as Chief Operating Officer of Optical Retail Australasia & Greater China of Luxottica Group SpA since February 2009. Previously, he held the position of Chief Operating Officer of Asia-Pacific and China Retail Operations of Luxottica Group SpA, from 2003, having had 22 years of experience with the OPSM Group (later acquired by Luxottica). He held senior executive positions in sales and operations before being appointed International HR Manager for the OPSM Group in 1999 and General Manager Retail for OPSM Australia in 2001. Mr. Beer oversees group operations, marketing, merchandise, distribution and manufacturing for the Australia/NZ Region.

Lukas Ruecker

Mr. Lukas Ruecker is President of EyeMed Vision Care at Luxottica Group SA. He became the President of EyeMed Vision Care in 2013. He joined Luxottica in 2009 as the Senior Vice President of Strategy. Prior to Luxottica, Mr. Ruecker was Vice President of Strategy, New Channels and Emerging Markets for Staples, and began his career as a Management Consultant with McKinsey & Company. Mr. Ruecker holds advanced degrees in Computer Science and Mechanical Engineering from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Carlo Privitera

Mr. Carlo Privitera serves as Chief Operating Officer of Retail Business Services and Distribution North America of Luxottica Group SpA since 2010. He served as Chief Information Technology Officer of Luxottica Group SpA from January 2008 until 2010. He joined the Company in 2005 as Group Industrial Supply Chain Director. From December 2001 to February 2005, he served in various capacities, including Planning Manager and Production Control & Logistic Director of Fiat Group and its subsidiaries. From 1996 to 2001, he served as Senior Manager in Efeso Consulenze. He has a degree in Engineering from the Politecnico di Milano. He also holds a Masters degree from Osaka University.

Paolo Alberti

Mr. Paolo Alberti serves as Executive Vice President Wholesale of Luxottica Group SpA since May 2009. Prior to joining the Company, he was Executive Vice President at Bulgari Parfums where he was responsible for the development, marketing, logistics and commercialization of Bulgari Perfumes and Cosmetics. He was also responsible for the Bulgari Eyewear License executed with Luxottica Group SpA. Prior to being at Bulgari, he was General Manager at l’Oreal, Consumer Division Director at Johnson & Johnson and Advertising Brand Manager at Procter & Gamble. He holds a B.Sc. in Civil Management Engineering from the University of the Pacific (CA, USA), a Masters in Corporate Management from Universita Commerciale Luigi Bocconi.

Enrico Mistron

Mr. Enrico Mistro serves as Chief Information Officer, Global Business Services Director at Luxottica Group SpA since 2015. He joined Luxottica Group S.p.A. in 1995 as Financial Analyst. He has handled various assignments in the Finance Department including mergers and acquisitions. Mr. Mistron earned a degree with honors in Business Administration from the Universita Ca Foscari di Venezia. After graduation, Mr. Mistron was involved in some research assignments for the Department of Economics at Universita Ca Foscari di Venezia and attended a course at SDA Bocconi in Corporate Finance. Mr. Mistron’s area of expertise is Economics and Business Administration.

Nicola Pela

Mr. Nicola Pela serves as Group Human Resources Director of Luxottica Group SpA since 2005. He graduated in Law and holds a Masters degree in Corporate Management from Fondazione CUOA - Centro Universitario di Organizzazione Aziendale. Before joining the Company he held a number of HR positions in Olivetti, Fiat, Barilla and SmithKline Beecham. He has worked in Italy, the United States and Belgium.

Colin Baden

Mr. Colin Baden serves as Chief Innovation and Product officer at Luxottica Group SpA. He was Chief Executive Officer of Oakley, subsidiary of Luxottica Group SpA from July 2009. He joined Oakley in February 1996 as Director of Design and served as Vice President of Design from February 1997 to February 1999. In February 1999, he was named President of Oakley. Prior to joining Oakley, he was a partner at Lewis Architects of Seattle, Washington for six years and began advising Oakley on company image and design issues in 1993.

Luca Fadda

Mr. Luca Fadda serves as Group Corporate Shared Services Director at Luxottica Group SpA. Previously, he was Group Internal Audit Director at the firm from May 2009 to October 1, 2014. Since 2004 he is part of the Internal Audit department of the Company. From August 2005 to July 2008, he was the Head of the North American Internal Audit team and was based in the United States. Prior to joining Luxottica Group SpA, he was with KPMG where he held increasingly senior positions and matured experience across Europe. He graduated from Universita Carlo Cattaneo - LIUC in Castellanza with a degree in Business Administration.

Antonio Miyakawa

Mr. Antonio Miyakawa serves as Senior Advisor Partnerships, Licensing & Style at Luxottica Group SpA. Previoulsy, he was Executive Vice President Marketing, Creative Direction & Product of Luxottica Group SpA from May 2009 to 2014. From 2003 until May 2009, he was Executive Vice President of Wholesale and Marketing for Luxottica Group SpA. Previously he was also Head of the Company's Asian wholesale operations, a position he held since 1999. Prior to this he served as Executive Vice President of the Company’s Japanese Operations. Prior to joining Luxottica Group SpA, he was a junior consultant for Compact Srl (an Italian consulting firm) working on various Luxottica matters.

Alessandro Nespoli

Mr. Alessandro Nespoli serves as Group Internal Audit Director at Luxottica Group SpA since September 2013. He joined Luxottica in 2006, covering various roles within the Corporate Legal Department, until he was appointed Senior Attorney within the Legal Affairs department in Italy. Before he joined Luxottica, he partnered with several law firms, such as Studio Legale Cipolla & Hammonds - Rossotto. He holds a Law degree from the Universita degli Studi di Milano.

Cristina Parenti

Ms. Cristina Parenti serves as Group Corporate Communication and Public Relations Director of Luxottica Group SpA since March 2012. She expanded the role of Group Public Relations Director at Luxottica that she has held since 2004, founding the PR department and managing the development of Brand and Product Communication within Luxottica Group. Before joining Luxottica, Cristina Parenti was head of Communication & Public Affairs at Motorola, and before that she was European Marketing PR Specialist at Shell Europe Oil Co. She holds a degree in International Business Management from Universita Commerciale Luigi Bocconi.

Paolo Pezzuto

Mr. Paolo Pezzuto serves as Group Commercial Service Strategy & Planning Director of Luxottica Group SpA. since 2010. He joined the Company in 2000 as Trade Marketing Manager, and from 2010 he is Commercial Services Planning for Visual Merchandising and Store Design. After a two years experience in Sana Progetti as an interior designer for big hotellerie and navy community, from 1989 until 2000 he worked for Campari Group as a manager in different sales and merchandising areas.

Susanna Zatta

Ms. Susanna Zatta serves as Internal Communication Director of Luxottica Group SpA since 2012. She joined Luxottica’s Corporate Marketing Team in 2006. Previously she matured experience in research and consulting at GPF&Associati, as well as on social changes, strategic marketing and communication as lecturer in several Italian Universities. Ms. Zatta holds a degree in Philosophy from the Universita degli Studi di Milano, a Master of Science in Media and Social Psychology from the London School of Economics and a Doctorate in Philosophy in Business Communication and Marketing from the Universita IULM Milano.

Marina Brogi

Prof. Marina Brogi serves as Lead Independent Director at Luxottica Group SpA since April 24, 2015. From 1993 to 1998 she was researcher of Credit Institutions Economics at Bocconi University and from 1998 to 2007 she was Associate Professor of Economics of Financial Markets at the University of Rome La Sapienza. Since 2007 she is professor of "International banking and capital markets" as well as "Disclosure, Governance and Controls in banks and insurance companies" at the University of Rome La Sapienza. Since 2011 she is Vice Dean of the Faculty of Economics, University of Rome La Sapienza. She is Director at Salini Impregilo S.p.A. and member of the Supervisory Board of UBI Banca. She is Chairman of the Board of Auditors of Fratelli Branca Distillerie srl. She graduated with honors in Political Economy from the Universita Commerciale Luigi Bocconi. She has over twenty years of experience in research and training on banking and finance at several Italian and foreign universities and business schools (Bocconi, Ca 'Foscari, London Business School, BI Norwegian Scool of Business, Zagreb Business School, SDA Bocconi).

Francesco Milleri

Mr. Francesco Milleri serves as Director at Luxottica Group SpA since March 1, 2016. Back in Italy, he began in 1988 his career consulting business for large Italian and multinational groups. He worked in many areas, from mechanics to consumer goods, from financial institutions the scope pharmaceutical, maturing in more than twenty years a solid international experience. Has added to the activity of management consulting start-up and management, with effect from 2000, a group of companies focused on information technology and the development of expert systems for digital innovation. He graduated in 1983 in Law at the Universita degli Studi di Firenze, where he also gained experience as an assistant professor of Economics between 1984 and 1986. He earned in 1987 an M.B.A. in Business Administration from the Scuola di Direzione Aziendale dell'Universita Bocconi of Milan and specialized in Corporate Finance at the Stern School of Business at New York University as the assignee of the scholarship "Donato Menichella" of the Bank of Italy.

Mario Notari

Luigi Feola

Mr. Luigi Feola serves as Independent Director at Luxottica Group SpA since April 24, 2015. Luxottica Group SpA. In 1992, he became professional accountant. He began his career at Procter & Gamble in 1993 as a Financial Analyst P & G Italy. He subsequently held positions of increasing responsibility; in 2009 he was appointed Chief Financial Officer, Global Prestige Products and finally in 2014 he was appointed Vice President and General Manager, Global Luxury Brands. He is currently President of Value Retail Management Ltd., a leading player in the luxury retail sector which develops and manages "luxury shopping villages" in Europe and in China. In 1990 he graduated in Business Economics from the Universita degli Studi di Messina. In 1991 he earned an M.B.A. from Bocconi University and an M.B.A., International Exchange Program at University of Berkeley in 1992.

Maria Pierdicchi

Ms. Maria Pierdicchi serves as Independent Director at Luxottica Group SpA since April 24, 2015. From 1981 to 1985 she was an assistant at the Department of Financial Intermediaries Intermediaries International and Financial Economics at Bocconi University and professor of International Banking at the SDA Bocconi. From 1985 to 1986 she worked at The World Bank in Washington, D.C. as a consultant. From 1988 to 1991 she worked at Citibank N.A. with the role of Senior Financial Analyst. In 1991 she became part of Premafin S.p.A., where she became Director of Central, and stayed until 1998 when it became part of the Italian Stock Exchange S.p.A. as head of the New Market. In 2003 it became part of Standard & Poor's, McGraw Hill Financial Group, where she was Managing Director of S & P CMSI, Managing Director, Head of South Europe until March 2015. She is in the Board of Directors of Bank of New S.p.A. Marche, New Banca Etruria and Lazio S.p.A., New Cassa di Risparmio di Ferrara S.p.A., New Cassa di Risparmio Chieti S.p.A. She graduated in 1982 in Political Economy at Universita Bocconi and in 1988 obtained a Master in Business Administration with a major in Finance at Stern School of Business, New York University.

Karl Heinz Salzburger

Mr. Karl Heinz Salzburger serves as Independent Director at Luxottica Group SpA since April 24, 2015. He began his career in 1983 at Accumulators South Tyrol and later moved to Austria on behalf of the Salvagnini Transferica S.p.A. in which he became General Manager. From 1990 to 1997 he joined Benetton Sportsystem S.p.A. where he held various positions until his appointment as Head of Branches Benetton Sportsystem. In 1997 he was appointed CEO of The North Face Europe and then, in 1999, General Manager of The North Face Inc. in San Francisco, where he remained until the end of 2000. Following the acquisition of The North Face Inc. by VF Corporation has been appointed President for International Outdoor Coalition and subsequently in 2006 for President VF brands in Europe, Middle East and Asia. Since 2010 he has been Group President of VF Corporation International, a leader in the clothing market, jeanswear, sportswear, outdoor products which owns, among others, the brands Lee, Wrangler, Jansport, Eastpak, The North Face, Vans, Napapijri and 7 For All Mankind. He holds the post of director in several of the VF Group companies including VF International Sagl of which he is President. He graduated in Economics at the Universita degli Studi di Verona in 1981. In 1983 he obtained a Masters in International Marketing at Fondazione CUOA - Centro Universitario di Organizzazione Aziendale in Vicenza.

Luciano Santel

Dr. Luciano Santel serves as Independent Director at Luxottica Group SpA since April 24, 2015. He worked as Finance Director at IVG and then in the Rossignol Group. In 1996 he assumes the role of Chief Operating Officer of Retail Brand Alliance (formerly Casual Corner Group Inc.) where he remained until 1999 when it enters the Luxottica with the role of V.P. International Development Group. In 2001, he joined Geox S.p.A. with the role of Chief Corporate Officer, which he held until 2009 when he was appointed Chief Executive Officer of Stefanel S.p.A. Since September 2013, he is Chief Corporate Officer of Moncler S.p.A. He graduated in Business Economics from Universita Ca Foscari di Venezia.

Cristina Scocchia

Ms. Cristina Scocchia serves as Independent Director at Luxottica Group SpA since April 24, 2015. She started her career at Procter & Gamble, where from 1997 she held positions of increasing responsibility working on mature and emerging markets until she was appointed in September 2012 as Cosmetics International Operations Division leader, with the responsibility of supervising the brands in her portfolio in over 70 countries around the world. In July 2013 she joined L’Oréal Italia S.p.A. and since January 1, 2014 she has been its Chief Executive Officer. Furthermore she is Vice President of Cosmetics Italy and of Centromarca and member of the Board and of the Advisory Board of Federchimica and UPA. She is also member of the Board of Industrial Union of Turin and Indicod-ECR and member of Assolombarda Committee, of the Advisory Board of the Foreign Investors Council and of the Sodalitas Foundation. Since 2015 she has been a member of the Auditel Board of Directors. After graduating in Management of International Firms from Universita Bocconi, she completed a Ph.D. in Business Administration at the Universita degli Studi di Torino.

Sandro Veronesi

Dr. Sandro Veronesi serves as Independent Director at Luxottica Group SpA since April 24, 2015. He began his career at Golden Lady S.p.A., where he held key positions until 1993. Since 1993 he has been exclusively dedicated to Calzedonia S.p.A., a company he founded in 1986 and that currently counts more than 3800 shopping locations in more than 35 countries, owning several brands, among others Intimissimi, Falconeri, Signorvino and Atelier Aimée. In 1999, he established Fondazione San Zeno, a foundation allocating part of Calzedonia revenues to help disadvantaged people. In 2009, the President of the Republic of Italy conferred on him the honor of “Cavaliere dell’Ordine al Merito del Lavoro”. In addition to being Chairman of Calzedonia S.p.A., he is a member of the Board of Directors of Banco Popolare Società Cooperativa. He graduated in Business Economics at Universita degli Studi di Verona.

Andrea Zappia

Mr. Andrea Zappia serves as Independent Director at Luxottica Group SpA since April 24, 2015. He began his career at Procter & Gamble, where he served as European Group Marketing Manager. From 1996 to 2001 he held the position of Global Sales and Marketing Director respectively for Ferrari and Maserati and thereafter, he was Vice President of Marketing and Product Development worldwide in Fila. In 2003 he joined Sky Italia as Vice President, Marketing, Promotion and Business Development and other several increasingly senior positions leading to his appointment as Chief Executive Officer in 2011. He is currently a member of the “Giunta, Comitato di Presidenza and Consiglio Direttivo” for Assolombarda’s project on Media and Communication. He is a member of the board of directors of Banca Sistema S.p.A. He holds a degree in Business and Economics.

Elisabetta Magistretti

Ms. Elisabetta Magistretti serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of Luxottica Group SpA since April 27, 2012. She also serves as Member of the control and Risks Committee of the Company. She graduated with honors from Bocconi University with a degree in Business and Economics. She is a certified Chartered Public Accountant. She began her career in Arthur Andersen in 1972 where she became a partner in 1984. In 2001 she joined Unicredit Group as Head of Administrative Government; from 2006 to 2009 she was responsible for the Group Internal Audit Department. In 2003 she joined the board of Unicredit Audit; from 2010 until 2012 she was member of Unicredit Bulbank audit committee and of the Supervisory Board of Zao Unicredit Russia where she is Chairman of the Audit Committee. From 2002 to 2011 she was in the management Board of “Organismo Italiano di contabilità”, from 2002 to 2009 she was in the in Board of “Fondo Interbancario di Tuetela dei Depositi” and from 2006 to 2009 she was member of the Supervisory Board of Unicredit S.p.A. She is a member of the Board of Directors of Pirelli & C. S.p.A. and Mediobanca S.p.A.

Alessandra Senici

Ms. Alessandra Senici serves as Group Investor Relations and Corporate Communications Director at Luxottica Group SpA. She joined the Company in February 2000 and has been the Investor Relations Director since May 2007. She was previously an Equity Analyst with Rasfin Sim and Cariplo SpA, where she also worked on primary and secondary offerings together with the corporate finance and equity capital markets teams. She has also worked in currency trading. She holds a Bachelors degree in Business Administration from the Universita degli Studi di Brescia and is a Member of A.I.R., the Italian Association of Investor Relations Officers.