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The EssilorLuxottica’s Board of Directors voted against the proposed complementary resolutions submitted by shareholders for inclusion on the agenda of the May 16, 2019 General Meeting

Charenton-le-Pont, France (April 24, 2019) – The Board of Directors of EssilorLuxottica met on April 24, 2019 to review the proposed complementary resolutions submitted on April 18, 2019 by Valoptec, on one side, and by certain institutional investors, on the other side, for the appointment – by the May 16, 2019 General Meeting – of, respectively, one additional board member and two additional board members.


The Board of Directors recommended at the majority that the shareholders vote against all the proposed resolutions which, if approved, would result in a clear breach of the Combination Agreement and in a potential disruption for the activities of the Board.

The EssilorLuxottica’s Board of Directors voted against the proposed complementary resolutions submitted by shareholders for inclusion on the agenda of the May 16, 2019 General Meeting