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Alcon Inc. (ALC)

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Alcon Inc.

Chemin de Blandonnet 8
Vernier
Geneva 1214
Switzerland
41 58 911 20 00
https://www.alcon.com

Sector(s)Healthcare
IndustryMedical Instruments & Supplies
Full-time employees24,000

Key executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear born
Mr. F. Michael BallExec. Chairman259.82kN/A1955
Mr. David J. EndicottCEO & Director5.3MN/A1965
Mr. Arthur B. Cummings M.D.Exec. Director197.27kN/A1962
Mr. Timothy C. StonesiferChief Financial OfficerN/AN/A1967
Margaret BuckleyChief Accounting OfficerN/AN/AN/A
Dr. Franck LeveillerSr. VP, Head of Global R&D and Chief Scientific OfficerN/AN/AN/A
Ms. Sue-Jean LinSr. VP & Chief Information and Transformation OfficerN/AN/A1969
Ms. Karen KingSr. VP and Head of Global Investor Relations & CommunicationsN/AN/AN/A
Mr. Royce R. BedwardSr. VP, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec.N/AN/A1966
Mr. Laurent AttiasHead of Corp. Devel., Strategy, BD&L and M&AN/AN/A1968
Amounts are as of 31 December 2021, and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay includes salary, bonuses, etc. Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year. Currency in USD.

Description

Alcon Inc., an eye care company, researches, develops, manufactures, distributes, and sells eye care products for eye care professionals and their patients worldwide. The company's Surgical segment offers equipment, instrumentation and diagnostics, intraocular lenses (IOLs), and other implantables; and consumables, including viscoelastics, surgical solutions, incisional instruments, surgical custom packs, and other products for use in surgical procedures. Its cataract products include centurion vision system, LenSx femtosecond laser, LuxOR surgical ophthalmic microscope, NGENUITY 3D visualization system, and ORA system for intra-operative measurements; custom pak surgical procedure packs; vitreoretinal products comprising constellation vision systems, procedure packs, lasers and hand-held microsurgical instruments, and grieshaber and MIVS instruments, as well as scissors, forceps and micro-instruments, medical grade vitreous tamponades, and Hypervit vitrectomy probes; refractive surgery products, including WaveLight lasers and Contoura Vision used for LASIK treatment; EX-PRESS glaucoma filtration device; and implantables products, including AcrySof IQ IOLs products include monofocal IOLs and advanced technology IOLs under the PanOptix and ReSTOR brands for the correction of presbyopia and astigmatism at the time of cataract surgery. Its Vision Care segment provides daily disposable, reusable, and color-enhancing contact lenses; ocular health products, such as dry eye, glaucoma, contact lens care, and ocular allergies; and ocular vitamins and redness relievers under the TOTAL, PRECISION, DAILIES AquaComfort PLUS, Air Optix, Opti-Free, Clear Care, Tears Naturale, Genteal, ICAPS, and Vitalux brands. The company was formerly known as Alcon Universal S.A. and changed the name to Alcon Inc. in December 2001. Alcon Inc. was founded in 1945 and is headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland.

Corporate governance

Alcon Inc.’s ISS governance QualityScore as of 1 July 2022 is 4. The pillar scores are Audit: 10; Board: 3; Shareholder rights: 1; Compensation: 2.

Corporate governance scores courtesy of Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS). Scores indicate decile rank relative to index or region. A decile score of 1 indicates lower governance risk, while 10 indicates higher governance risk.