L’Oréal USA has appointed Stephanie Kramer as the Chief Human Resources Officer in the United States. Kramer joins the management committee of L’Oréal USA in addition to the global Human Resources management committee of the L’Oréal Group.

Kramer joined Human Resources as Chief Employee Experience Officer in 2022 and prior, held the position of Global General Manager of SkinCeuticals. Kramer led the premium dermatological beauty skincare brand through a high growth phase, introducing new business models and increasing market share. Kramer has also served in leadership roles across the luxury beauty and salon professional products divisions at L’Oréal USA.

At L’Oréal, Human Resources is a mission-critical strategic function, deeply linked to our business performance. The satisfaction and support of employees, and the strength of their engagement and enablement within the organization, is the focus of all people managers within our company,” said David Greenberg, CEO of L’Oréal USA and President of the North America Zone. “I’m thrilled to have Stephanie Kramer bring her remarkable business knowledge and people leadership skills to this role and lead our Human Resources function as we continue to adapt our workplaces to the evolving needs of our workforce.

Kramer is the author of Carry Strong: An Empowered Approach to Navigating Pregnancy and Work, which will be published by Penguin Life in May 2023. She currently sits on the Industry Advisory Board of the Master’s Program in Cosmetics and Fragrance Marketing and Management at the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York. The program serves as a think tank for the beauty industry, offering young professionals the tools and leadership training to best prepare for positions of senior responsibility in the sector.

Kramer moves into the CHRO role which was previously held by Stephane Charbonnier who will retire from L’Oréal after a nearly decade-long tenure.