Inauguration of Essilor Shared Services Philippines Inc.

Essilor Philippines

Essilor, the world’s leading ophthalmic optics company, recently celebrated the inauguration of Essilor Shared Services Philippines Inc. (ESSPI), a global Information Technology and Finance Shared Services organization supporting Essilor’s global locations on a 24/7 capability.

Located in Alabang, Muntinlupa City, the new shared services office received a level three certification from Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI) for both IT Development and Services. It provides robust shared services for IT applications, infrastructure, e-commerce, digital solutions, and finance to support the Essilor business all over the world.

Essilor strengthens global support
(L-R) Bernard Duverneuil, Essilor Group Chief Information Officer, Brigadier General Charito Plaza, Director General of the Philippines Economic Zone Authority (PEZA) Franck Carlier, Essilor Shared Services Philippines President, Laurent Estrade, Head of Economic Department of the Embassy of France in the Philippines.

ESSPI’s IT application shared services is equipped with global helpdesk that ensures continuous business via various channels; applications and development support team who are responsible in providing solutions needed by the business; project management and quality assurance team who ensures the development of applications; and data management team who consolidates, analyzes and generates critical data and reports.

Delivering high-quality infrastructure services, ESSPI also has experts working in the infrastructure team. Its e-commerce and digital solutions team develops online and mobile applications for the convenience of customers while the finance shared services team delivers accurate and high-quality financial reports to seven transitions and nine Essilor European entities worldwide.

With over 160 employees, ESSPI is still actively recruiting to ramp up its workforce in both IT and finance.

For more information, visit http://esspi.ph/ or Essilor’s website at www.essilor.com.ph, and follow @EssilorPH on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

About Essilor

The world’s leading ophthalmic optics company, Essilor designs, manufactures and markets a wide range of lenses to improve and protect eyesight. Its corporate mission is to enable everyone around the world to access lenses that meet his or her unique visual requirements. To support this vision, the Company allocates over €160 million to research and development every year, in a commitment to continuously bring new, more effective products to market. Essilor’s flagship brands are Varilux®, Crizal®, Xperio® and OptifogTM.

It also develops and markets equipment, instruments, and services for eyecare professionals.

Essilor reported consolidated revenue of €4.9 billion in 2012 and employs around 50,700 people in some 100 countries. It operates 19 plants, a total of 390 prescription laboratories and edging facilities, as well as several research and development centers around the world.

Essilor was classified by Forbes magazine as being among the world’s 30 most innovative companies.
For more information, please visit www.essilor.com.ph.

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