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    Campaign (17 Jan 2017)

    Ray-Ban owner agrees 'global powerhouse' merger


    LUXOTTICA is to merge with rival glasses maker ESSILOR in a new agreement. Becoming Essilor Luxottica, the merged entity will be worth an estimated £40bn. As a result of the merger, Luxottica’s founder, Leonardo Del Vecchio, will take on the role of chief executive and executive chairman, with Essilor chairman and chief executive, Hubert Sagnieres becoming executive vice-chairman and deputy chief executive.

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    Exclusive (08 Feb 2013)

    ESSILOR has appointed Peter Smith as group strategy and marketing director UK & Ireland, replacing Justin Rocyn-Jones.