With 23 years of seniority at Essilor, Léonel Ascencao Pereira started as an operator at the laboratory based in Lyon (France), where he had the opportunity to work in production on many different positions, both surfacing and coating. He continued to progress to the position of Team Leader.
In 2007, he applied for an offer of surfacing workshop manager in Ligny-en-Barrois (France) and he was selected. Mr. Ascencao Pereira have been in this position since then.
In 2010, his scope was extended to Special Lenses, an activity that has experienced a strong growth over the past four years at Essilor.