The world leader in ophthalmic optical products, Essilor International researches, develops, manufactures and markets around the world a wide range of lenses to improve and protect eyesight. Its flagship brands are Varilux(R), Crizal(R), Essilor(R), Definity(R) and Xperio(TM).
With 34,700 employees and operations in 100 countries, the company reported consolidated revenue of more than EUR3.2 billion in 2009.
The Essilor share trades on the NYSE Euronext Paris market and is included in the CAC 40 index. Codes and symbols: (ISIN: FR0000121667; Reuters: ESSI.PA; Bloomberg: EI:FP).
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