Successful results from the Boost 2021 international Employee Shareholding Plan show that close to 54,000 eligible employees subscribed in 78 countries, with a very high subscription rate above 65% compared to 62% last year.
Coverage for this session of the Boost yearly campaign was extended to welcome employee shareholders from five more countries, and new subscribers are now taking part from Bangladesh, Benin, Latvia, Morocco and Ukraine.
As a result, today nearly 67,000 of the group’s employees in 85 countries hold a financial stake in the company, a steady rise up from approximatively 63,000 in 2020 and 56,000 in 2019. In addition, more than 11,000 employee retirees are also shareholders showing their engagement and confidence in the company.
Also on the rise, approximately 20,000 employee shareholders are members of Valoptec, the independent employee shareholder association that supports EssilorLuxottica’s values as well as contributes to its governance.