L’Oréal’s Emily Coleman succeeds Sylvie Chantecaille as Chantecaille CEO

Published: 1-Sep-2022

Coleman joins the Beiersdorf-owned company having been Senior Vice President of Urban Decay

Chantecaille Beauty has announced 20-year L’Oréal veteran Emily Coleman as its new Chief Executive Officer, succeeding founder Sylvie Chantecaille.

Coleman will be located at the company’s headquarters in New York, US, and will report to Patrick Rasquinet, a member of the executive board at the luxury beauty brand’s owner Beiersdorf Group.

She joins Chantecaille from L’Oréal Group, where she most recently acted as Senior Vice President of Urban Decay.

Prior positions at the beauty giant included roles in Digital & Marketing, Travel Retail & Retail Operations, as well as Supply Chain.

“Chantecaille plays a central role at Beiersdorf, as the brand complements our portfolio in prestige beauty with skin care and make-up products,” said Rasquinet.

“In Emily we have found a CEO with vast experience in skin care and make-up to lift our prestige brand to the next level and continue to grow Chantecaille as a leader in natural beauty. I’m delighted to welcome her to the Beiersdorf Group.”

Coleman added: “It is a great honour for me to join Chantecaille, a brand with strong heritage and values.

“Sylvie Chantecaille founded this wonderful brand; with all her passion and acumen, she has made it the success it is today.

“I feel truly privileged to be part of the next chapter of Chantecaille and am committed to ensuring more consumers around the world also discover, engage and connect with Chantecaille.”

Chantecaille was Beiersdorf Group’s second US acquisition under its C.A.R.E.+ strategy, following its 2019 purchase of Coppertone.

Under C.A.R.E.+, also announced in 2019, the company pledge to invest an additional €70-80m per year into new markets, innovation, digitalisation and upskilling.

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