EssilorLuxottica announced the results of its 2020 international employee share ownership campaign (“Boost 2020”), increasing its employee shareholding to a record high of 44% at Company level. Recognizing its long-term commitment towards promoting employee shareholding, EssilorLuxottica has also been awarded with the “Grand Prix FAS 2020″ by the French Federation of Employee Shareholder Associations (FAS).
Following the success of “Boost 2020”, a total of approximately 63,000 EssilorLuxottica employees in 81 countries now hold a financial stake in the Company, up from near 56,000 employees in 2019, representing an increase of approximately 13%. In addition, more than 10,000 EssilorLuxottica employee retirees are also shareholders showing their engagement and confidence in the Group.
“At EssilorLuxottica, we believe that we believe that employee shareholding is the best way to strengthen our employees’ commitment to both our mission and strategy, aligning their interests with those of the Company and its other shareholders and driving collective success. We feel honored to be recognized for our long-term approach and commitment in the field of employee shareholding by the French Federation of Employee Shareholder Associations”, commented Francesco Milleri and Paul du Saillant, CEO and Deputy CEO of EssilorLuxottica, respectively.”