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Company Updates

  • Essilor of America and Dallas Cowboys Host Movie Night at the Star
    Essilor employees and interns volunteered to help make the Movie Night a success by providing product information, branded giveaways and opportunities to discuss the importance of back-to-school vision exams. The Dallas event highlighted the Transitions Signature Gen 8 launch alongside the Next GEN offer.

  • Our employees practice sun safety in style. Happy National Sunglasses Day brought to you by our #SunglassSelfie.

  • Happy Veterans Day to all who have served.

    Essilor Appreciates Our Veterans

    Essilor understands the value veterans bring to the organization and honors all of our employees who are also veterans on this Veterans Day. "To be an employer of choice and an inclusive company, Essilor of America is committed to expanding our outreach to diverse communities, including veterans and their spouses," says LaShanda Reed-Larry, Director Inclusion, Diversity & Equity.

  • Employee sharing is part of our unique governance model which is fundamental to who we are as a company, is part of our culture and demonstrates our long standing commitment to employee engagement. Read our feature in Business Insider to learn more.

    At $49 billion company Essilor, employees are the largest shareholders - and the CEO says that's the best way to do it

    The Essilor Group, an ophthalmics company based in France, has an employee stock ownership plan (ESOP). Its employees are its largest group of shareholders. All employees, regardless of seniority, are eligible to purchase shares, and Essilor matches the investments up to a certain amount. Employees can also vote on company decisions through the employee shareholder association.

  • The extra-financial international reference Dow Jones Sustainability Index has selected Essilor among the world’s best performing companies in terms of sustainable development for the 3rd consecutive year.

    Essilor selected by DJSI for the 3rd consecutive year - Essilor Group

    Being part of DJSI places Essilor among the companies considered to be the most sustainable in the "Health Care Equipment & Supplies " sector worldwide, and acknowledges the Company's continuous efforts in terms of social, societal and environmental responsibility.

  • Our Benefits Director Ryan Murry tells American Health Leadership how our innovative wellness program is impacting lives.

    How Ryan Murry Is Expanding Essilor USA's Vision of Wellness

    Although Essilor is a world leader in eye care, Ryan Murry and his benefits team are proving the multibillion-dollar company's expertise spans across the health spectrum. This commitment to providing comprehensive wellness benefits is part of the company's promise to its employees to help every person make a difference for themselves so they can contribute to Essilor's mission of improving lives by improving sight.

  • Congratulations to our CFO Dori Abendschein, Vice President Corporate Communications Holly Gillentine and Technical Information Specialist Arlene Caputo recognized by @Vision Monday as one of 2018's Most Influential Women In Optical. Thank you for being #differencemakers every day!


    NEW YORK-VM's Most Influential Women in Optical report is, first and foremost, our annual celebration of the immeasurable impact that women have on all levels of our industry. Just look around and you'll find women of all ages and backgrounds who use their knowledge and skills to build and lead optical businesses and eyecare practices while enriching the lives of their customers, patients, students and colleagues.

  • Essilor Group's Chief Mission Office Jayanth Bhuvaraghan explains how our purpose boosts the bottom line while also transforming lives. Our mission of improving lives by improving sight drives everything we do here at Essilor.

    Q&A: Driving Vision With Purpose | Insigniam Quarterly

    by By Ambreen Ali Read more from the Purpose-Led Organization issue A company's purpose is intangible. Whether it is focused on driving innovation, improving the lives of customers or building a better world, purpose is the ultimate long-term goal. But in the race for profits and the pressure of competition, that raison d'être can get lost.

  • According to Essilor of America Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Dori Abendschein, being a leader means constantly learning and evolving. She recently sat down with the Dallas Business Journal to talk about the lessons she has learned during her impressive career. Read on for an excerpt from the story.

    Essilor CFO Dori Abendschein Shares Leadership Lessons

    "He wanted me to understand that there were always people who have a harder time," she said. "And there's just no better lesson in leadership. First of all, learning how to prioritize the customers. You always prioritize the customer's needs first. And secondly, learning that nothing's more important than the people around you.

  • International Women’s Day is upon us, and at Essilor, we’re rallying behind the global movement to #PressforProgress in calling for action to accelerate gender parity and help celebrate the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women.

    Essilor Celebrates International Women's Day

    For Diana Murphy, ABOC, SimplifEye Project Manager for the Customer Experience team, the chance to further her education has been important as an Essilor of America employee. "The company has supported me by allowing me to further my education by obtaining my Opticianry degree. I've also gotten opportunities in new roles to advance my career."

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