Mr. Salaun will take up his full duties on June 1st and will be in charge of leading and ensuring the group’s growth, specially internationally,” said the Marvinpac Group in a statement. In particular, he will have to rely on the strengths of the group’s two main areas of business - Cosmetics and Assembly & Pack - to provide a sustainable, agile, innovative and strongly customer-oriented value proposition.

Olivier Salaun has a renowned experience in leading successful organizations in multicultural environments in the luxury and beauty, packaging and cosmetics fields. He notably held the positions of Chairman & CEO at PSB Industries (Texen) and Vice- President & Managing Director at Ahlstrom Munksjö, and led numerous merger & acquisition projects in Europe, the USA and Asia during his career.

Manufacturing, filling, packaging

The Marvinpac Group is the umbrella organization of MS BeautiLab, a company specializing in the manufacture of skincare and make-up products, and of Marvinpac, a specialist in filling, packaging and logistics for cosmetic and luxury products.

The group has a European industrial base made up of three sites: one dedicated to the development and manufacture of skin care and make-up products, and located in the suburbs of Lyon, France, another one close to Fribourg, in Switzerland, for the development and manufacture of skin care products, and for the packaging of luxury products, and the third one, mainly dedicated to filling and packaging, located in Říčany-Jažlovice, Czech republic.

"We made up the decision to create this position to get a step further in the development of the Group, while respecting its values and its strong entrepreneurial culture. We are pleased to entrust this responsibility to Olivier Salaun, who will be supported by a strong governance with historical shareholders and professional board members," said the Executive Board of the Marvinpac Group.

Éric Bouvier and Ludovic Hericher will continue to participate in the development of the company as members of the Executive Board.

Marvinpac Group - Key dates

1964 - Creation of Strand Cosmetics Europe
1999 - Creation of Marvinpac
2009 - Creation of the subsidiary Marvinpac CZ in Czech Republic
2015 - Strand Cosmetics Europe and Marvinpac create the Joint-Venture MS Swiss Cosmetics
2018 - Marvinpac acquires a stake in Strand Cosmetics Europe
2020 - Strand Cosmetics Europe and Marvinpac join forces to establish MS BeautiLab
2021 - Olivier Salaun is appointed to the newly created role of Chief Executive Officer, Marvinpac Group