Charles de Montalivet has been appointed Shiseido’s General Manager for the UK & Ireland. Bringing a wealth of Beauty knowledge, Charles was part of L’Oréal for 16 years where he has spent the last three years as General Manager for Western Europe for L’Oréal Professional, Kerastase and Shu Uemera.
Charles will lead the direction for the UK & Ireland team to deliver the corporate global strategy and group mission, beauty innovations for a better world.
The UK & Ireland is an important growth market for Shiseido and encompasses the bareMinerals, Buxom, Nars, Laura Mercier, Serge Lutens and Shiseido brands along with a wide range of designer brand fragrances including Dolce & Gabbana, Issey Miyake, Narciso Rodriquez and Ellie Saab. This autumn also sees the exciting launch of the premier skincare brand, Clé de Peau Beauté.
“Charles is bringing significant experience to our organization; I am confident that his consumer-centric approach, his digital mindset, his heritage in trade environments and his operational excellence will be strong assets to delivering our ambitions in this market,” said Alberto Noe, Chief Business Officer EMEA.