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Leonardo Del Vecchio has died

Luxottica founder, EssilorLuxottica chairman was 87

(ANSA) - ROME, JUN 27 - Luxottica founder and EssilorLuxottica Chairman Leonardo Del Vecchio died early on Monday at Milan's San Raffaele hospital, sources said.
    The businessman was 87.
    Born in Milan, Del Vecchio moved to the province of Trento at the age of 22 and got a job as a metalworker.
    In 1958 he moved to Agordo, in the province of Belluno, and set up an spectacle workshop.
    Three years later her founded Luxottica with 14 employees and build up it to become the world's top eyewear company.
    In 2018 Luxottica merged with French group Essilor to form EssiloLuxottica. (ANSA).


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