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Strategy Director M&A Due Diligence

Date:  Jan 29, 2021
Brand:  Luxottica (LoA Corporate)

New York, NY, US, 10018

Requisition ID: 276689 


Luxottica is a global leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of fashion, luxury and sports eyewear. Our wholesale network covers more than 150 countries and our retail presence consists of over 9,100 retail stores across the globe.

In North America, our wholesale business is the home to global brands like Ray-Ban, Oakley, and many of the top fashion house brands. Our leading retail brands include; LensCrafters, Sunglass Hut, Pearle Vision, Target Optical and Sears Optical. We are also home to EyeMed, the fastest growing vision care company in the United States.


Supporting over 4,500 retail stores in North America, a career in our retail headquarters allows us to stay in touch with the end customer and use their ever-changing behaviors and preferences to shape our offerings of the best eyewear and services.



Working within Luxottica’s central strategic initiatives team, the Director of M&A Due Diligence will build, develop and define a robust M&A valuation model while defining the processes for all future M&A activity.


The Director of M&A Due Diligence partners with senior leaders to identify, evaluate, prioritize and lead M&A due diligence outcomes and recommendations on small and medium sized acquisitions to the Luxottica ecosystem in the North American retail market.



  • Creates M&A valuation model for future M&A activity, refines and adjusts based on business need and direction
  • Researches, synthesizes and develops perspectives and recommendations on critical business issues using both internal and external sources of information related to M&A activity.
  • Assesses, and evaluates new business opportunities, including strategic partnerships, M&A, etc.
  • Optimize M&A deal structure and identify any risks and opportunities associated with each transaction
  • Manages relationship with prospective acquisition partners as the business moves through Due Diligence process
  • Leads specific action plans with business leaders in to realize opportunities, address shortfalls, and advise on longer-term business vision.
  • Proactively partners with external vendors, legal, finance, tax, operations to ensure each valuation meets the model expectations.
  • Provides analytical point support on critical questions in the business.
  • Creates executive presentations and communication material to assist with trade-off and decision making.



  • MBA or equivalent (focus on M&A Due Diligence strategy, consulting)
  • 8+ years either; in a leading investment bank, consulting firm or in a Private Equity environment
  • 3+ years in building modelling for evaluation of M&A deals
  • Strong analytics & modeling background with ability to interpret analytical findings into relevant, actionable and understandable business insights and actions
  • Strong interpersonal & communication skills, maturity and good judgement
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced dynamic environment
  • Excellent prioritization skills with a clear focus on results
  • Ability to combine strategic vision with everyday tactical detail and a strong urge for action



  • MBA (focus on M&A Due Diligence strategy, consulting)
  • Experience in a strategy role

Upon request and consistent with applicable laws, Luxottica will provide reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities who need assistance in the application and hiring process.  To request a reasonable accommodation, please call the Luxottica Ethics Compliance Hotline at 1-888-887-3348 or e-mail (be sure to provide your name and contact information for either option so that we may follow up in a timely manner). 

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, gender, national origin, social origin, social condition, being perceived as a victim of domestic violence, sexual aggression or stalking, religion, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, citizenship, ancestry, veteran or military status, marital status, pregnancy (including unlawful discrimination on the basis of a legally protected pregnancy or maternity leave), genetic information or any other characteristics protected by law.  Native Americans receive preference in accordance with Tribal Law.

Nearest Major Market: Manhattan
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City

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