Latest News Essilor International Appoints Mathieu Senior VP of Human Resources By Staff Friday, September 6, 2013 12:21 AM CHARENTON-LE-PONT, France— Essilor International has named Frederic Mathieu as corporate senior vice president of Human Resources, effective Sept. 1. A member of Essilor's Executive Committee, he reports to Paul du Saillant, chief operating officer. Mathieu joined the Essilor Group in 1996 and was successively responsible for Worldwide Logistics and Industrial Strategy. Prior to that, he was CEO of Essilor Australia-New Zealand, VP Northern Europe, and president of BBGR for the last three years. Before joining the Essilor Group, he worked at Boston Consulting Group and Elf Aquitaine. A graduate of the Ecole des Mines in Paris, Mathieu also holds a MBA from INSEAD and a MS in Geophysics from MIT.