Hubert Sagnières was designated by Essilor.
He joined Essilor in 1989 as President of International Marketing. He served as President of Essilor Canada from 1991 to 1996, then President of Essilor Laboratories of America in 1996 and President of Essilor of America, a position he held until 2005.
From 2006 to 2009, Hubert Sagnières was President of Essilor Europe and North America before being named Chief Operating Officer in August 2008, then Chief Executive Officer from January 1, 2010 to January 2, 2012.
He was Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Essilor between 2012 and 2019 then Chairman between May 2019 and December 2020.