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Mr Chris Beer has a strong retail background, with more than 26 years in the Australian retail industry and is currently the Chief Executive Officer, Luxottica Asia-Pacific, South Africa and most recently, Greater China. He has responsibility for 1,600 retail outlets for leading brands OPSM, Laubman & Pank, Budget Eyewear, Sunglass Hut, Bright Eyes and Lenscrafters across the region.
Under Chris’s direction, Luxottica continues to expand strengthening its foothold in established and emerging markets across the region. Fundamental to Chris’ leadership is his belief that people drive the success of the business and culture plays a fundamental role in leadership and people.
He is passionate about Luxottica’s Global Community Initiative, OneSight Foundation, which is dedicated to improving vision through outreach, research and education, worldwide. In Australia, the foundation has helped more than 200,000 people and continues to grow.