Narasimhan Narayanan Chief Finance, Legal and M&A Officer, AMERA*, Singapore
WHAT HAS BEEN YOUR CAREER PATH AT ESSILOR?
Narasimhan Narayanan: I joined Essilor two years ago as Chief Finance, Legal and Mergers & Acquisitions Officer.
WHAT ARE THE MAIN MISSIONS IN YOUR JOB NOW?
N. N.: The main focus of my current role is to support sales growth by working closely with the businesses in several areas including customer financing and deal structuring, ensuring we meet our acquisition targets, driving profitability improvements through synergies in countries, supporting partnership growth and development and, together with other functions, improving the overall infrastructure, processes and governance to support future growth.
WHAT DO YOU LIKE ABOUT YOUR JOB AND WHAT MAKES YOU PROUD TO WORK AT THE ESSILOR GROUP?
N. N.: I really enjoy the fast-paced environment, the breadth of scope of the role and the diversity in AMERA, which all make the job very interesting. The fact that we are changing people’s lives for the better by improving vision and productivity makes me feel proud to work for Essilor.