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Luxottica Group SpA (LUX.MI)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Leonardo Del Vecchio

82 1961 Executive Chairman of the Board

Massimo Vian

44 2015 Chief Executive Officer for Product & Operations

Luigi Francavilla

80 1991 Vice Chairman of the Board

Francesco Milleri

2016 Vice Chairman of the Board

Stefano Grassi

57 2014 Chief Financial Officer, Financial Reporting Officer

Stefano Russo

2016 Internal Audit Manager

Marina Brogi

50 2015 Non-Executive Lead Independent Director

Mario Notari

53 2015 Non-Executive Director

Luigi Feola

50 2015 Non-Executive Independent Director

Elisabetta Magistretti

70 2012 Non-Executive Independent Director

Maria Pierdicchi

59 2015 Non-Executive Independent Director

Karl Heinz Salzburger

60 2015 Non-Executive Independent Director

Luciano Santel

61 2015 Non-Executive Independent Director

Cristina Scocchia

43 2015 Non-Executive Independent Director

Sandro Veronesi

57 2015 Non-Executive Independent Director

Andrea Zappia

2015 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.

Massimo Vian

Mr. Massimo Vian serves as Chief Executive Officer for Product & Operations 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 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.

Francesco Milleri

Mr. Francesco Milleri serves as Vice Chairman of the Board 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.

Stefano Grassi

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

Stefano Russo

Marina Brogi

Prof. Marina Brogi serves as Non-Executive 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 on September 20, 1998. 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).

Mario Notari

Prof. Mario Notari serves as Non-Executive Director of LUXOTTICA GROUP SPA since April 24, 2015. He is Professor of Commercial Law at Bocconi University, Director of the Doctoral School of Business Law, based at the University of Brescia, a member of the Bocconi University Business Law Faculty. He is a member of the Management Committee of the "Observatory of Civil and Commercial Law", "Contract and Enterprise", and of the drafting committee and the Scientific Committee of "Magazine of Companies", "Review of Commercial Law", "Journal of Accountants", "Financial Instruments and Taxes "(Aegean). He is a member and consultant of several institutional and academic bodies. He is founder and member of the associated studio "Zabban - Notari - Rampolla & Associati" in Milan. He is the notary and legal adviser of industrial and financial groups, listed companies and financial institutions, as well as an arbitrator in the areas of civil law, corporate law and financial markets.

Luigi Feola

Mr. Luigi Feola serves as Non-Executive Independent Director at Luxottica Group SpA since April 24, 2015. 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 Universita Bocconi and an M.B.A., International Exchange Program at University of Berkeley in 1992.

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 Universita Commerciale Luigi Bocconi 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.

Maria Pierdicchi

Ms. Maria Pierdicchi serves as Non-Executive 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 Masters of Business Administration with a major in Finance at Stern School of Business, New York University.

Karl Heinz Salzburger

Mr. Karl Heinz Salzburger serves as Non-Executive 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.

Luciano Santel

Dr. Luciano Santel serves as Non-Executive 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. He 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 Non-Executive 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 Non-Executive 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 Non-Executive 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.

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.