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Executive committee

Managing the group's operations throughout the world

The Executive Committee is at the heart of the Essilor group's system of corporate governance. In 2010, the Executive Committee became more international and expanded to represent the group's global dimension.


The Executive Committee oversees and manages the smooth operation of the group's activities around the world.
It meets regularly to:
  • review the group's long term strategy and outlook;
  • ensure the group reaches its short-term objectives.


The E​xecutive Committee is made up of the group's m​ain administrative and operational managers.
Hubert Sagnières Paul du Saillant Laurent Vacherot Jean Carrier-Guillomet Tadeu Alves Eric Bernard
Hubert Sagnières
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Paul du Saillant
Chief Operating Officer
Laurent Vacherot
Chief Operating Officer
Jean Carrier-Guillomet
Chief Operating Officer
Tadeu Alves
President, Latin America
Eric Bernard
Chief Operating Officer AMERA* 
Jayanth Bhuvaraghan Carl Bracy Patrick Cherrier Lucia Dumas Bernard Duverneuil Norbert Gorny
Jayanth Bhuvaraghan
Chief Corporate Mission Officer
Carl Bracy
Executive Vice President Marketing & Business Development,
Essilor of America
Patrick Cherrier
President, AMERA *
Lucia Dumas
Senior Vice President Corporate
Bernard Duverneuil
Chief Information Officer
Norbert Gorny
Corporate Senior Vice President Research and Development
Real Goulet Lena Henry Eric Léonard Alexander Lunshof Frédéric Mathieu Bernhard Nuesser
Real Goulet
Senior Vice President
Rx Sunwear
Lena Henry
Chief Strategy Officer
Eric Léonard
President, Essilor of America
Alexander Lunshof
Corporate Senior Vice President, Legal Affairs
Frédéric Mathieu
Corporate Senior Vice President Human Resources
Bernhard Nuesser
President, Europe
Géraldine Picaud Patrick Poncin Alain Riveline Thierry Robin Bertrand Roy
Kevin Rupp
Géraldine Picaud
Chief Financial Officer
Patrick Poncin
Corporate Senior Vice President Global Engineering
Alain Riveline
Corporate Senior Vice President, Global Marketing
Thierry Robin
Senior Vice President, Digital Surfacing Strategic Opportunity
Bertrand Roy
Senior Vice President of Strategic Partnerships
Kevin Rupp
Executive Vice President, Finance & Administration,
Essilor of America
Eric Thoreux Carol Xueref        
Eric Thoreux
President Sun, Readers, Photochromics
Carol Xueref
Secretary General

* AMERA: Africa, Middle East, Russia, Asia​​​​​
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