Safilo’s board of directors will ask shareholders to approve a new stock option plan running from 2020 to 2022 for up to seven million shares. It will be reserved for executive directors who are also employees of Safilo, and other employees of the group. The group added that Catherine Gérardin-Vautrin has decided, for personal reasons, to resign as an independent and non-executive director of the board and as chairwoman of the remuneration and nomination committee.