Executive Vice President
Executive Vice President, Essilor of America, Inc.
Kevin Rupp joined Essilor of America in 2000 as the Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President of Finance and Administration. During his career at Essilor, he has implemented a shared service organization for the administrative functions of the company, which has included an enterprise-wide systems implementation to provide full administrative services to all operating business units from a central shared service organization. Kevin has also headed the company’s acquisition efforts. As Executive Vice President, Kevin is responsible for Information Technology, Legal and multiple business units as well as holds the position Board of Director on many of the company's activities. Prior to joining Essilor, he was employed in the energy industry for more than 20 years with Arco, Fina, and TotalFina. A Certified Public Accountant, Rupp received his bachelor’s degree in business from the University of Houston. “We are fortunate to work in an industry to improve a person's life by improving their vision. As a successful company, with a strong valued culture of sharing our success, it is important to give back to the community that has made us successful. It is our duty as an organization to assure everyone has access to good vision and we provide a great avenue for our employees to do this through our Essilor Vision Foundation and Essilor Social Impact fund.”