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Alcon Announces Increase in Net Sales in the Fourth Quarter of the Full Year

February 23, 2022

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Alcon reported fourth quarter 2021 worldwide revenue of $2.1 billion, according to a press release, representing an increase of 11% as reported and 13% in constant currency from the fourth quarter. quarter 2020.

David J. Endicott

“We have consolidated our position as the world leader in ophthalmology, and our 2021 performance demonstrates the resilience of our business, the strength of our innovation engine and the expertise of our commercial organization”, David J. Endicott, CEO of Alcon, said in the release.

“Our strong product flow has driven above-market revenue growth, which has driven core operating leverage and margin expansion.”

For the full year, worldwide sales totaled $8.2 billion, an increase of 22% on a reported basis and 20% at constant currencies compared to 2020.

For the fourth quarter and full year, surgical net sales totaled $1.3 billion and $4.7 billion and vision care net sales totaled $900 million and $3.5 billion. dollars, respectively, all higher than those of 2020.

“Our success is underpinned by our strategy of investing behind high-growth or high-opportunity equity markets,” Endicott said. “We enter 2022 with substantial momentum, driven by innovative products that address unmet customer and patient needs. All of these factors give us confidence in our long-term strategy and in creating value for shareholders. »