Cosmetics Europe, the European trade association representing the interests of the cosmetics industry, has elected Loïc Armand as President for the 2014 -2016 term.

Loïc Armand

Loïc Armand

Mr Armand is currently President of L’Oréal France, the French subsidiary of L’Oréal Group. He began his career in 1980 with the Inspection Générale des Finances, in the French Ministry of Finance, before joining L’Oréal Group in 1984. He has been a Board member of COLIPA/Cosmetics Europe since 2001. He most recently served as Cosmetics Europe Vice President and Treasurer and is deeply committed to responsible advertising.

Cosmetics Europe also approved at its General Assembly on 13 June, Vice-Presidents, Petra Hanke-Baier of Procter & Gamble and Marival Diez Director-General of STANPA as well as Treasurer, Isabelle Martin of Estée Lauder.

Cosmetics Europe would like to thank Fabio Franchina for his dedication and support as President since June 2010 in strengthening Cosmetics Europe’s voice as Europe’s flagship industry,” added the organisation in a release.