The Management Committee

The Management committee leads Essilor, driven by its historic human values, at the core of which lie diversity, entrepreneurial spirit and employee shareholding. It continues to leverage and expand the power of Essilor’s mission to improve lives by improving sight with the full knowledge that companies with a strong mission better weather market volatility, mobilize talents faster and come out stronger as a result.


  • Chrystel Barranger

    President Europe and Photochromics

  • Ernesto Diaz

    President LATAM

  • Rick Gadd

    President North America

  • Norbert GORNY

    Co-Chief Operating Officer

  • Éric Léonard

    Chief Integration Officer, Corporate Strategy and Information Technology

  • Grita LOEBSACK

    Chief Marketing Officer

  • Frédéric MATHIEU

    Corporate Senior Vice President, Human Resources

  • Bernhard NUESSER

    President AMERA, Online and Digital

  • Arnaud Ribadeau Dumas

    President Greater China, Instruments and Mission

  • Éric THOREUX

    Co-Chief Operating Officer

  • David Wielemans

    Chief Financial Officer



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