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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Leonardo Del Vecchio

84 2018 Executive Chairman of the Board

Hubert Sagnieres

64 2018 Executive Vice Chairman of the Board

Stefano Grassi

59 2018 Co-Chief Financial Officer

Hilary Halper

2018 Co-Chief Financial Officer

Eric Leonard

2018 Chief Integration Officer

Pierluigi Longo

Chief Integration Officer

Karine Pinault

2018 The Board Secretary

Romolo Bardin

41 2018 Director - Representative of Delfin

Juliette Favre

46 2015 Director - Representative of Employee Shareholders

Giovanni Giallombardo

62 2018 Director - Representative of Delfin

Annette Messemer

55 2016 Independent Director

Francesco Milleri

60 2018 Director - Representative of Delfin

Olivier Pecoux

60 2015 Non-Independent Director

Leonel Pereira Ascencao

46 2018 Director - Representative of Employees

Delphine Zablocki

43 2017 Director - Representative of Employees

Bernard Hours

63 2009 Independent Director

Gianni Mion

75 2018 Independent Director

Lucia Morselli

62 2018 Independent Director

Sabrina Pucci

51 2018 Independent Director

Cristina Scocchia

45 2018 Independent Director

Jeanette Wong

59 2017 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Leonardo Del Vecchio

Dr. Leonardo Del Vecchio has been Chairman of EssilorLuxottica SA since October 1, 2018. He is the founder of Luxottica Group and he has been appointed Chairman of Luxottica’s Board since it was formed in 1961. He has been granted executive powers as Chairman of Luxottica’s Board on January 29, 2016 and then on April 19, 2018. Mr. Del Vecchio is also Chairman of Delfin, Aterno S.a.r.l. and the Leonardo Del Vecchio Foundation, Deputy Chairman of Covivio S.A., and Director of GiVi Holding S.p.A. In 1986, the President of the Republic of Italy conferred on Mr. Del Vecchio the honor of Cavaliere dell’Ordine al “Merito del Lavoro” (Knight of the Order for Labor Merit). In May 1995, he received an honorary degree in Business Administration from the Universita Ca Foscari di Venezia. In 1999, he received a Master honoris causa in International Business from MIB – Management School in Trieste, and in 2002 he received an honorary degree in Managerial Engineering from the Universita degli Studi di Udine. In March 2006, Mr. Del Vecchio received another honorary degree in Materials Engineering from Technical University of Milan. In December 2012, the Foundation CUOA awarded him an honorary master’s degree in Business Administration.

Hubert Sagnieres

Mr. Hubert Sagnieres has been Executive Vice Chairman of Essilor Luxottica S.A. since October 1, 2018. He was previously Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Management Committee at the company as of January 2, 2012. He is also President of the Strategy Committee and Member of the CSR Committee of the Company. Prior to that, he worked as Chief Executive Officer and Member of the Management Committee of the Company as of January 1, 2010. 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 joined Essilor in 1989 as Chief Marketing Officer. From 1991 to 1996 he was President of Essilor Canada and President of Essilor Laboratories of America in 1996, then President of Essilor of America until 2005. From 2006 to 2009 he was President of Essilor Europe and North America. He currently holds other mandates, including President and director of Essilor of America Inc. and Director of Essilor Amera Pte Ltd and Essilor Vision Foundation.

Stefano Grassi

Hilary Halper

Eric Leonard

Pierluigi Longo

Karine Pinault

Romolo Bardin

Mr. Romolo Bardin has been Director representing Delfin at EssilorLuxottica SA since October 1, 2018. He is Member of company's Audit and Risks Committee and of Nominating and Compensation Committee. He is member of the Board of Directors and Chief Executive Officer of Delfin. He began his career in Luxottica in 2002. He is also Independent Director at Assicurazioni Generali SPA as well as Board Member of Covivio SA, Aterno SARL, DFR Investment SARL, Delfin Finance SA and Immochapelle SA, among others.

Juliette Favre

Ms. Juliette Favre has been Director - Representative of Employee Shareholders of ESSILOR INTERNATIONAL S.A. since May 6, 2015. She is Member of the Audit and Risk Committee, CSR Committee, Nominating and Remuneration Committee and of the Strategy Committee. Since September 2017, Juliette Favre is Strategic projects Executive, Global Operation Support, after having launched the Lab 4.0 program at the Equipment Division (Satisloh) of the Essilor group and retains her mandate as President of Valoptec Association. Prior, she was Director of Global Customer Service for the Instruments Division of the Essilor Group. She began her career at SEITA as engineer in the industrial sector. She joined Essilor in 2000 in the Europe distribution sector to manage organization and support projects. In 2005, she joined the Research and Development Department as project manager in charge of New Products. In 2007 she was sent to Singapore to provide technological advisory to Asia-Pacific zone, then to Bangkok in 2009 in charge of Asia industrial engineering teams. In 2012, she was appointed Industrial Director and returned to France to ensure industrial development of the Instruments Division and to add new service activities with high added value, based on the customer service and the supply chain. She is also President of the Board of Directors of Valoptec Association and President of the Supervisory Board of Fonds Valoptec International.

Giovanni Giallombardo

Mr. Giovanni Giallombardo has been Director representing Delfin on the Board of EssilorLuxottica SA since October 1, 2018. He is Member of CSR Committee. He is Senior Vice-President-Managing Director of the Luxembourg, branch of Unicredit bank AG.He is Member of the Board of Delfin, Immochapelle S.A., Member of the Supervisory Board of Luxair S.A., and member of the Management and Finance Committee of the MUDAM Foundation. In 2011, Giovanni Giallombardo has been nominated as Insurance Broker by the Luxembourg Ministry of Finance. Previously Giovanni Giallombardo has been Member of the Management Board of Unicredit Luxembourg S.A. (until July 1, 2018) after being member of the Committee (2009-2012), Chairman of the Board of Directors and CEO of Unicredit Luxembourg Finance S.A. (2005-2009), General Manager of Unicredit International Bank S.A. (2004-2009), General Manager of the Luxembourg Branch of Unicredito Italiano S.p.A. (2001-2004), General Manager of the Luxembourg Branch of Rolo Banca 1473 S.p.A. (1991-2001), Chairman of the Board of Directors of Rolo Pioneer Luxembourg S.A. (1998-2001), Deputy – Managing Director of the Luxembourg Branch Rolo Banca 1473 S.p.A. (1988-1999) and Manager at Citicorp Investment Bank S.A. (1984-1988). From 1998 to 2001 Giovanni Giallombardo has also been Chairman of the Commission for Financial Market at ABBL and Member of the Group “Security Market” at Commission de Surveillance du Secteur Financier. Giovanni Giallombardo completed a PhD in Economics and Commerce at the University of Florence. A

Annette Messemer

Ms. Annette Messemer has been Independent Director of ESSILOR INTERNATIONAL S.A. since May 11, 2016. She is Member of the Audit and Risk Committee of the Company. She is a divisional Director at the Corporates & Markets at the Commerzbank AG in Frankfurt am Main (Germany). She served on the Supervisory Board of WestLB AG in Düsseldorf (Germany) until 2011. She began her career as associate at JP Morgan before taking the position as Vice President in 1999 and then as Senior Banker at JP Morgan Chase in 2003. From 2006 to 2009, she served as Managing Director at Merrill Lynch. She was also Member of the Supervisory Board of K + S Aktiengesellschaft.

Francesco Milleri

Mr. Francesco Milleri has been Director representing Delfin at EssilorLuxottica SA since October 1, 2018. He is Chairman of company's Strategy Committee. Coopted on March 1, 2016, as Director with deputy functions, on April 29, 2016, Francesco Milleri was appointed Deputy Chairman of Luxottica, to assist the Executive Chairman in carrying out the various functions associated with his current role. On December 15, 2017, he was appointed CEO of the Luxottica Group, maintaining the position of Deputy Chairman, and he was confirmed in the same capacities on April 19, 2018. Francesco Milleri graduated with honors in Law at the Universita degli Studi di Firenze, where he worked as Assistant Professor of political economy from 1984 until 1986. He later earned in 1987 an MBA in Business Administration with high merit at the school of management at the Universita Bocconi in Milan, followed by two years of specialization in Corporate Finance at the Stern School of Business at New York University as the assignee of the “Donato Menichella” scholarship from Banca d’Italia. Francesco Milleri began his career as a business consultant for Italian groups and multinationals in 1988. He gained international experience working in a variety of industries, from mechanics to consumer goods, from financial institutions to pharmaceuticals. Alongside business Milleri consulting activities, he founded and currently leads since 2000 a group of companies focused on technology and digital automation platforms. He is also a Director of the Leonardo Del Vecchio Foundation and of the IEO European Institute of Oncology.

Olivier Pecoux

Mr. Olivier Pecoux has been Non-Independent Director of ESSILOR INTERNATIONAL S.A. since 2015. He had previously been Independent Director since January 31, 2001. He is Member of the Audit and Risk Committee as well as Chairman of the Compensation and Nominating Committees. He is Vice Chairman of the Rothschild & Co group, which he joined in 1991. Since June 2012, he is Executive Director of Rothschild & Co Gestion, General Partner of Rothschild & Co SCA. He began his career at Peat Marwick then at Schlumberger as a financial advisor in Paris and New York. In 1986, he joined Lazard Freres in Paris and was named Vice President of the investment bank’s New York office in 1988. He is Director of Rothschild Espana, Rothschild Italia and Rothschild GmbH, among others.

Leonel Pereira Ascencao

Mr. Leonel Pereira Ascencao has been Director representing Employees at EssilorLuxottica SA since October 1, 2018. He is head of surfacing and glasses workshop at Essilor “Les Battants” plant in Ligny-en-Barrois (France), he began working at Essilor on May 22, 1996. With 23 years of seniority at Essilor, Mr. Leonel Pereira Ascencao started as an operator at the Essilor laboratory based in Lyon (France), where he had the opportunity to work on the production at many different positions, both surfacing and coating. He kept progressing and was appointed as Team Leader. In 2007, he applied to an offer for a surfacing workshop manager position in Ligny-en-Barrois (France) and was selected. He has been in this position since then. In 2010, his scope was extended to Special Lenses, an activity that has experienced a strong growth over the past four years at Essilor.

Delphine Zablocki

Mrs. Delphine Zablocki has been Director - Representing Employees at ESSILOR INTERNATIONAL (COMPAGNIE GENERALE D OPTIQUE) S.A. since October 28, 2017. She started working at Essilor in Dijon (France) as an interim worker in 2003 and she was hired in 2004. Her career at Essilor has allowed her to experience in several workshops. She worked as a verifier at the Polycarbonate workshop, where she spent six years and then at the Orma workshop for one year. Later, Mrs, Zablocki left the production and worked, still as a verifier, on the “lamination” project, a glass polarization technology. She continued for five years before being transferred to the TSV (vacuum treatment) center in Dijon (France), in 2016. She is Member of Strategy Committee.

Bernard Hours

Mr. Bernard Hours has been Independent Director of ESSILOR INTERNATIONAL S.A. since May 15, 2009. He is also Member of the Company's Nominating and Remuneration Committee and Member of the Strategy Committee. He held the position of Chief Operating Officer of Danone from January 2008 to September 2014 and Vice President of the Board of Directors from April 2011 to October 2014. He had joined Danone in 1985 initially in sales and marketing for Evian and Kronenbourg then as Marketing Director for Danone France in 1990. He was subsequently Managing Director of Danone Hungary (1994), then of Danone Germany (1996) and lastly Managing Director of LU France in 1998. In 2001, he joined the Fresh Dairy Products Division as CEO Business Development and became Vice Chairman in 2002. He was appointed Director of Medved Ltd, Verlinvest and Vitacoco. Mr. Hours obtained a degree from Hautes Etudes Commerciales.

Gianni Mion

Dr. Gianni Mion has been Independent Director of EssilorLuxottica SA since October 1, 2018. He is Member of company's Nomination and Compensation Committee and of Strategy Committee. He is Chairman of FILA Fabbrica Italiana Lapis ed Affini S.p.A. He started his career in Peat Marwick Mitchell (now KPMG), where he worked from 1966 to 1973 as auditor in the offices of Rome and Chicago. In 1973 he entered in McQuay Europa S.p.A. with a role of controller and after one year he moved in Gepi S.p.A., where he held various managerial positions until 1983 when he joined the Board of Directors of Fintermica S.p.A. In 1985, he started to work for the Marzotto S.p.A. as Chief Financial Officer. From 1986 to December 2016 was CEO and Executive Deputy Chairman of Edizione Holding (Holding of the Benetton family). Gianni Mion has been in the Board of Directors of several companies: Edizione, Atlantia, Autogrill, Telecom Italia, Benetton Group, among them.

Lucia Morselli

Dr. Lucia Morselli has been Independent Director of EssilorLuxottica SA since October 1, 2018. She is Chairwoman of company's Audit and Risks Committee. She is is Member of the Board of Fondazione Snam, Sisal S.p.A., Ital Brokers S.p.A. and Snam (Cassa Depositi e Prestiti), and she is member of the Advisory Board of «Veneranda Fabbrica del Duomo di Milano». Lucia Morselli is member of the World Economic Forum for Climate Change. Lucia Morselli is also Chief of Economic Degree Studies of University Link Campus in Rome. After graduating with the highest grades in Mathematics at the Scuola Normale Superiore di Pisa, Lucia Morselli completed a PhD in Mathematical Physics at the Universita degli Studi di Roma and she earned two master degrees, the first one in Business Administration at the Universita degli Studi di Torino and the second one in European Public Administration at the Universita degli studi di Milano. She started her career at Olivetti S.p.A. as collaborator of the CFO in 1982; from 1985 to 1990 she has been Senior Manager of the Strategic and Manufacturing Service at Accenture; from 1990 to 1995 she has been CFO of the Aircraft Division Department at Finmeccanica S.p.A. Subsequently she has been Chief Executive Officer of Telepiù Group (1995-1998), of News Corporate Europe and Stream (Sky) S.p.A. (1998-2003), of Tecnosistemi S.p.A. (2004), of Mikado S.p.A. and Compagnia Finanziaria S.p.A. (2009), of Bioera S.p.A. (2010-2011), of Berco Group (2013-2014), of Acciai Speciali Terni S.p.A. (2014-2016) and of Acciaitalia S.p.A. (2016-2018). She also served as Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Magiste International S.A. and Scorpio Shipping Group Ltd. Lucia Morselli has been also a member of the Board of Directors of NDS and IPI S.p.A. In 2003 she founded the consulting firm Franco Tato & Partner.

Sabrina Pucci

Ms. Sabrina Pucci has been Independent Director of EssilorLuxottica SA since October 1, 2018. She is an independent Board member of Luxottica and Assicurazioni Generali S.p.A. Sabrina Pucci embarked on an academic career after graduating in Economics and Business from Universita degli Studi di Roma La Sapienza. Her fields of research include international accounting standards, risk, insurance, banks, financial instruments, intangible assets and pension funds. She has published extensively in these fields of expertise. From 1990 to 1998, she was employed with ISVAP (today IVASS), first as accountant in the life office and then as manager of the actuarial non-life office. Consultant for courts as accounting expert, she is a Full Professor of Accounting and Financial Reporting in the Department of Business Studies (Roma Tre University). Since 2006, she is member, and later Chairman, of the Insurance Commission constituted by the OIC (the Italian Accounting Standard Setter) in Rome. Since November 2008, she has been a member of the Insurance Accounting Working Group of EFRAG (European Financial Reporting Advisory Group). From May 2013, she has been an Independent non executive Board member of Assicurazioni Generali S.p.A., member of the Audit and Risk Committee and member of the Appointing Committee (from 2016).

Cristina Scocchia

Ms. Cristina Scocchia has been Independent Director of EssilorLuxottica SA since October 1, 2018. She is Member of the CSR Committee. She is Member of the Board of Luxottica and Pirelli S.p.A. After graduating with the highest grades in Management of International Firms at Bocconi Universita, she completed a PhD in Business Administration at the Universita degli studi di Torino. She started her career at Procter&Gamble, where since 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 throughout the world. From 2014 to 2017, she served as Chief Executive Officer of L’Oreal Italia S.p.A. and she lead the return to growth of the company in a challenging economic environment. From 2016 to 2017, she also acted as Chairman of the same company. Since July 2017 she has acted as Chief Executive Officer of Kiko S.p.A.

Jeanette Wong

Ms. Jeanette Wong has served as Independent Director of ESSILOR INTERNATIONAL S.A. since March 22, 2017. She is Member of the Audit and Risk Management Committee and of the Strategy Committee as well as Chairwoman of the CSR Committee. She was appointed DBS group executive responsible for Institutional Banking, which encompasses Corporate Banking, Global Transaction Services, Strategic Advisory, and Mergers & Acquisitions. From 2003 to 2008, she served as Chief Financial Officer of the DBS Group. Prior to joining DBS Bank, Jeanette Wong was at JP Morgan for 16 years. During her tenure at JP Morgan, she had regional responsibilities for the global markets and emerging markets sales and trading business in Asia and was also JP Morgan’s head for Singapore between 1997 to 2002. Before working at the Citibank from 1984 until 1986, Jeanette Wong began her career in 1982 at the Banque Paribas. She is also Director of DBS Bank (China) Limited and Jurong Town Corporation, among others.