Solenne Lafeytaud and Marie-Evelyne Francois join the management committee
from the Canadian beauty industry leader.
MONTREAL, March 21, 2022 /CNW Telbec/ – Effective immediately, L’Oréal Canada will welcome two new members to its Management Committee, Solenne LafeytaudVice-President and Head of Corporate Affairs and Mobilization and Marie-Evelyne FrancoisDirector of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, announced An Verhulst-Santos, President and CEO.
These two pillars, Corporate Affairs and Engagement and Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, are very strategic in the leadership framework of the leader of the Canadian beauty industry. ‘Building trust and protecting our reputation is of utmost importance to L’Oréal Canada, as is Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. These two functions are absolutely strategic in bringing our sense of purpose to life, creating the beauty that moves the world. says An Verhulst-Santos.
Solenne Lafeytaud, Vice-President, Chief Corporate Affairs & Engagement Officer of L’Oréal Canada, will be a member of the Management Committee of L’Oréal Canada. She joins L’Oréal with more than 20 years of experience in the field of communication, after having held several positions in Marketing, Sales and Human Resources. In 2005, she joined SAP where she most recently served as Vice President and Head of Corporate Communications, SAP Industries and Customer Advisory, worldwide. Passionate, energetic, attentive and endowed with great interpersonal skills, she will know how to build communication and stakeholder engagement strategies. ‘I’m thrilled to join the beauty industry leader and help make it the most trusted, loved and admired beauty company in the world. Canada‘ said Solenne Lafeytaud. Its Corporate Affairs and Engagement framework will focus on building strong external relationships as well as strengthening employee engagement, thereby strengthening emotional loyalty to L’Oréal. Canada both outside and inside.
Marie-Evelyne Francoiswill assume the role of Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion of L’Oréal Canada. She will be a member of the L’Oréal Canada management committee. She had a rich and varied career at L’Oréal, joining the Group 22 years ago as financial controller. She has held various positions within L’Oréal’s Operations, in factories, in the manufacturing supply chain and within the company’s distribution center, as Director of Commercial Logistics and, more recently , as Supply Chain Director of the Active Cosmetics Division. She has demonstrated cross-functional leadership qualities and an ability to drive change, with emotional intelligence and an ability to rally key players. With strong, thoughtful and sincere convictions, she has been involved for many years in the issues of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) by playing the role of Lead in one of the from Canada DEI and, with this new role, will continue the company’s journey towards greater diversity, equity and inclusion for all. ‘I am honored to have the opportunity to contribute to L’Oréal from Canada mission to foster workplaces where all people of all ethnicities, social backgrounds, religions, genders, ages or disabilities – visible or invisible – feel welcomed and valued”, noted Marie-Evelyne Francois.
About L’Oreal Canada
L’Oreal Canada is a 100% subsidiary of the L’Oréal group, the largest cosmetics company in the world. Based at Montrealthe company achieved sales of $1.38 billion in 2021 and employs more than 1,450 people. The company has a portfolio of 39 brands, covering all aspects of beauty, and is present in all distribution networks: mass distribution, department stores, salons, pharmacies, parapharmacies and brand distribution. L’Oreal Canadawhose operations are carbon neutral, supports L’Oréal Foundation programs such as L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science, which has promoted the advancement of women in science by Canada since 2003, Beauty for a better life, a social reintegration program in hairdressing for immigrant women since 2017.
SOURCE L’Oreal Canada Inc.
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