Stephan Bezy has been appointed International General Manager of Yves Saint Laurent and joins the Management Committee of L’Oreal Luxe.
Stephan Bezy joined L’Oréal’s Club des Créateurs de Beauté in 1991. He continued his career within the Professional Products Division and was appointed to the Redken brand in New York as global President. In 2005, Stephan was appointed International General Manager of Shu Uemura in Tokyo and General Manager for the Cacharel brand based in Paris, in 2010.
“Stephan brings to Yves Saint Laurent his thorough expertise in all areas of cosmetics, as well as a deep knowledge of the North American and Asian markets, the new frontiers for Yves Saint Laurent,” explains the French group in a release.
The fragrances of Designers Brands have become an important activity within the L’Oréal Luxe Division. As such, the group has decided to bring together in a single entity the portfolio of European Designers Fragrances Brands: Diesel, Viktor & Rolf, Stella Mc Cartney, Cacharel and Maison Martin Margiela.
This new entity will be head by Nathalie Duran, who is appointed International General Manager of Designers Fragrances Brands and joins the Management Committee of L’Oréal Luxe.
Nathalie Duran joined L’Oreal Luxe in 1995. After working for Lancôme International, she was appointed Deputy General Manager of Armani Fragrances in 2005 and then Deputy General Manager of Yves Saint Laurent in 2008 to spearhead the integration and redeployment of the brand. As such she undertook a fundamental work on the brand highlighted by the launches of Yves Saint Laurent’s new skincare and successful fragrances Parisienne, La Nuit de l’Homme and L’Homme Libre.