(ANSA) – MILAN, June 28 – The board of directors of EssilorLuxottica paid tribute to the president Leonardo Del Vecchio who passed away yesterday and appointed the CEO Francesco Milleri, who remains in office, also the new president for the remaining term of his mandate .
This was announced in a press release from the group, adding that “the Board has also decided to take into consideration the advantages of appointing a lead director from among its independent directors and a final decision will be made by the end of the year” . Paul du Saillant confirmed as Deputy CEO.
Leonardo Del Vecchio “will be remembered forever for his values, solid leadership, passion, exceptional character and dedication to the company and its employees”, reports the Essilux note. The Board of the group also appointed Mario Notari, full professor of Commercial Law at the Bocconi University of Milan and member of the faculty of the Phd in Business Law from the same university, by co-optation from among its members.
Former member of the Luxottica Board of Directors from 2015 to 2018, Notari is currently a member of the Board of Directors of Delfin. (HANDLE).