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Essilor Of America Named No.1 Healthcare & Equipment Services Employer By Forbes Magazine

By Essilor News

June 8, 2017

DALLAS – June 8, 2017 -- Essilor of America today announced that the company has been named the No. 1 healthcare and equipment services employer in the U.S. by Forbes magazine. The company ranked No. 75 overall on the magazine’s 2017 “America’s Best Employers” list.

The rankings were based on a survey of 30,000 American workers to gather their opinions about their employers. The survey asked how likely workers were to recommend their organization to friends or family, and those results were the most important factor in determining a company’s position on the list.

“At Essilor of America, we’re all working together with a single-minded mission – improving lives by improving sight,” says company President Eric Leonard. “We come to work every day ready to make good vision accessible to all. This is our promise to the world that drives our focus, passion, innovation and results, and truly lets our employees bring their vision to life.”

Essilor of America’s corporate culture is bases on five key values: working together, innovation, respect and trust, entrepreneurial spirit, and diversity and inclusion. These core tenets, along with a competitive mix of first-rate employee benefits, make Essilor a place where employees’ energy and imagination can create real impact for the company, its customers and patients, their communities, and the 4.5 billion people around the globe in need of vision correction. 

About Essilor of America, Inc.

Essilor is the leading manufacturer of optical lenses in the United States and is the market leader in progressive, high-index, photochromic and anti-reflective coated lenses. A pioneer in the development and production of ophthalmic lenses, Essilor employs more than 10,000 people throughout North America. Essilor manufactures optical lenses under the VARILUX®, CRIZAL®, TRANSITIONS®, XPERIO UV™, EYEZEN™, DEFINITY®, THIN&LITE® and other Essilor brand names. Essilor Laboratories of America, Inc is the largest, and most trusted, optical lab network in the U.S. and offers a wide choice of services and lens brands to eyecare professionals across the nation. Essilor of America, Inc. (Essilor) is a subsidiary of Paris-based Essilor International, a publicly held company traded on the Euronext Paris stock exchange (Reuters: ESSI.PA).


Cherie Gifford, Essilor of America