ieS LABO announces Olivier Khuu as new director


ieS LABO, INOLEX Provence is pleased to announce that Olivier Khuu will be joining as Director starting November 1, 2017

Olivier Khuu

Olivier Khuu

Olivier Khuu takes over the role from Pierre Cappanera, who is retiring after co-founding ieS Labo in 1986. Maria-Paz Zuniga, who co-founded the business with Mr. Cappanera, will continue in her role as Director.

“Olivier brings decades of experience in the cosmetic and beauty care industry and expertise in supply chain optimisation, manufacturing and product marketing/brand development to ieS LABO,” said David Plimpton, CEO of INOLEX. “His commercial acumen will be a tremendous asset to the business.”

Mr. Khuu joins ieS LABO following his most recent position as General Manager of Laboratoire Combe D’ase, an essential oils laboratory of SBM Life Science Corporation. Mr. Khuu previously held management roles with MADECOS, EBEL International France (a subsidiary of Belcorp), and MATIS.

Mr. Khuu holds a Masters in International Trade from the University of Limoges and a Masters in Management from Université Paris XII.

INOLEX acquired ieS LABO in 2015 as an extension of its natural beauty care ingredients offering. ieS LABO produces natural and organic plant and herbal extracts for the cosmetic industry.

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This includes the PhytoTrace line of traceable, sustainable extracts, allowing for farm-to-lab transparency of herbal ingredients originating, sourced, and produced in Provence, France.

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