L’Oreal Taps its First Female President for the World’s Biggest Beauty Brand

L’Oreal SA has named the first female president of its flagship cosmetics label, elevating Delphine Viguier-Hovasse to the top job at the world’s biggest beauty brand. Viguier-Hovasse, who has been running the company’s Garnier unit, succeeds Pierre-Emmanuel Angeloglou as head of L’Oreal Paris. Angeloglou is taking on a new role with LVMH’s Louis Vuitton, leading […]

L’Oréal CEO Says Embracing The Digital Revolution Is Secret To His Leadership Success

Jean Paul Agon sees himself as a revolutionary. A forty-year veteran at L’Or?al, the world’s largest cosmetics company, he was one of the first in the beauty business to realize the opportunities of the digital wave and he embraced it wholeheartedly. He transformed L’Or?al into what he calls a champion of “the new beauty tech […]

L’Oréal CEO Is “Confident” About Global Economy and “Not Worried” About China

You won’t hear a single complaint from the CEO of L’Or?al, the largest beauty company in the world. Trade tensions? Recession talk? China slowdown? Jean Paul Agon says he’s “pretty optimistic and confident” about the outlook for his business in 2019. “People are happy to buy beauty products,” Agon tells Fortune. “It makes their life […]