L’Occitane has appointed Laurent Marteau as group managing director, effective September 1, 2022. Marteau will report to André Hoffmann, vice-chairman and CEO.
Marteau worked for the LVMH Group for 15 years, in various senior management roles and countries, before joining La Prairie Group in 2014 as VP for global travel retail and special channels and becoming a member of the board of directors.
In 2020, he was made VP for Europe, the Americas, the Middle East and Africa at La Prairie Group.
Hoffman said, "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 omni-channel strategy in our key markets."