Laurent Marteau named L’Occitane Group chief
L’Occitane Group has appointed Laurent Marteau as Group Managing Director, effective 1 September 2022.
He reports to André Hoffmann, Vice-Chairman and CEO of the Group.
Marteau has over 20 years’ experience in the beauty industry. He worked for LVMH for 15 years in senior management roles and countries, before joining La Prairie Group in 2014 as Vice President for Global Travel Retail & Special Channels and becoming a member of the Board of Directors in the same year.
In 2020, he expanded his responsibilities and was made Vice President for Europe, the Americas, the Middle East and Africa.
André Hoffmann, Vice-Chairman and CEO of L’Occitane Group, says, “We are delighted to welcome Laurent to further drive our transformation into a global, multi-brand group. His in-depth knowledge of the global beauty industry will be a real asset to accelerate our long- standing omnichannel strategy in our key markets.”
About L’Occitane Group
L’Occitane Group is a leading international manufacturer and retailer of sustainable beauty and wellness products. It operates in 90 countries worldwide and has 3,000 retail outlets including 1,500 of its own stores.
The brand portfolio consists of L’Occitane en Provence, Melvita, Erborian, L’Occitane au Brésil, LimeLife by Alcone, Elemis, Sol de Janeiro and Grown Alchemist.
Innovative venture studio OBRATORI and beauty tech start-up DUOLAB are also part of the group.
L’Occitane Group is committed to investing in communities, biodiversity, reducing waste and to finding regenerative solutions.