SOURCE: Institutional Investor

Institutional Investor

April 26, 2013 01:00 ET

Luxottica Group Tops List of Italy's Most Honored Companies in Institutional Investor's All-Europe Executive Team Ranking

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - Apr 26, 2013) - Luxottica Group claims six top-ranked positions in the 2013 All-Europe Executive Team survey, Institutional Investor's annual poll of buy-side portfolio managers and analysts and sell-side equity research professionals around the world.

The luxury goods company's CEO Andrea Guerra, CFO Enrico Cavatorta, IR Professional Alessandra Senici and investor relations program each received strong votes from the investment community, placing Luxottica among a select group of Most Honored Companies.

Other Most Honored Companies from Italy are:

  • Enel Green Power in Renewable Energy
  • Intesa Sanpaolo and in Banks
  • Saipem in Oil Services
  • Tod's in Luxury Goods

Italian companies continue to increase their presence in the All-Europe Executive Team survey, with 32 total first, second or third-place positions -- up nine positions from last year.

Other top-rated companies in the survey include Prysmian in Telecommunications Equipment; Eni in Oil & Gas Exploration & Production; Unione di Banche Italiane in Banks; Assicurazioni Generali in Insurance; Davide Campari-Milano in Beverages; Mediolanum in Specialty & Other Finance; and De'Longhi in Household & Personal Care Products.

The 2013 All-Europe Executive Team is based on the votes of 858 portfolio managers and analysts from buy-side investment firms and 1,580 analysts from sell-side firms. An in-depth feature article profiling the 2013 All-Europe Executive team is in the April 2013 issue of Institutional Investor magazine as well as online at

For more information about the Most Honored Companies and All-Europe Executive Team rankings, please contact Michele Luthin at or +1 (212) 224-3360.

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