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Portrait de Jean-Paul Agon
Age : 62
Country of residence : Unknown
Linked companies : L'Oreal SA - Air Liquide SA

Summary 
Jean-Paul Agon is a French businessperson who has been at the helm of 5 different companies. Presently, he occupies the position of Chairman & Chief Executive Officer of L'Oréal SA and Chairman & Co-Chief Executive Officer at L'Oréal USA, Inc. (a subsidiary of L'Oréal SA). Mr. Agon is also on the board of Air Liquide SA and The Consumer Goods Forum and Chairman of L'Oréal Corporate Foundation.

He previously occupied the position of Managing Director at Biotherm International, Inc., Director at Galderma Pharma SA, Managing Director at L'ORÉAL Deutschland GmbH and General Manager for L’Oréal Hellas SA.

Jean-Paul Agon received an undergraduate degree from École des Hautes Études Commerciales de Paris.


Current positions of Jean-Paul Agon 
NameTitle Since
L'Oreal SA
(Personal Products)
Chairman & Chief Executive Officer 1978
Air Liquide SA
(Commodity Chemicals)
Lead Independent Director 2010
L'Oréal USA, Inc. Chairman & Co-Chief Executive Officer -
L'Oréal Corporate Foundation Chairman 2012
The Consumer Goods Forum Director -


Jean-Paul Agon : Personal Network 
NameLinked companies
Paul Bulcke L'Oreal SA (ADR)
L'Oréal USA, Inc.
The Consumer Goods Forum
Bernard L. M. Kasriel L'Oreal SA
L'Oréal USA, Inc.
Françoise Bettencourt-Meyers L'Oreal SA
L'Oréal USA, Inc.
Jean-Pierre Meyers L'Oreal SA
L'Oréal USA, Inc.
Virginie Sarah S. Morgon L'Oreal SA
L'Oréal USA, Inc.
Belén Garijo López L'Oreal SA (ADR)
L'Oréal USA, Inc.
Jean-Victor Meyers L'Oreal SA
L'Oréal USA, Inc.
Ana-Sofia Amaral L'Oreal SA
L'Oréal USA, Inc.
Georges Liarokapis L'Oreal SA (ADR)
L'Oréal USA, Inc.
Laurent Attal L'Oreal SA
L'Oréal USA, Inc.
L'Oréal Corporate Foundation


Biography of Jean-Paul Agon 
Jean-Paul Agon, (born July 6, 1956) is the current chairman and CEO of L'Oréal since March 17, 2011.
He graduated from HEC Paris (Hautes Etudes Commerciales). and then in 1981 was appointed General Manager of L'Oréal Greece, where he laid the foundations of a solid business. In 1985, he returned to France as General Manager of L'Oreal Paris, where he oversaw a number of key launches and successes, including Studio Line, Plénitude and Elsève. In 1989, he became International Managing Director for Biotherm, remodeling and endowing the brand with international appeal. In 1994, he became Managing Director of L'Oréal Germany, where he played a key role in dealing with issues related to European markets, at the time suffering a slowdown in growth. In 1997, he was entrusted with the task of setting up and heading the L'Oreal Asia Zone in the midst of an economic crisis. He created subsidiaries in a number of countries, stepped up investment and recruited a new generation of local talent.

From 2001 to Present

In 2001, Agon was named President of L'Oréal USA. He was instrumental in launching the Garnier Fructis line.

In 2006, Agon was appointed as CEO of L’Oréal. He became Chairman of the company in February 2011. Agon began the process of opening three new L’Oréal factories outside France – in Mexico, Egypt and Indonesia. Agon is also dedicated to environmental protection and aims to reduce the company’s carbon dioxide emissions, water consumption, and waste production by 50% between 2005 and 2015. Under his guidance, L’Oreal has continued to appear in the rankings of the 100 most sustainable companies in the world for four years in a row.

Jean-Paul Agon is the 5th CEO of the L’Oreal Group. Over the course of his time as CEO, L’Oreal has made several acquisitions including: Essie Cosmetics; Maly’s Midwest and Marshall’s Salon Services. In 2011, under Agon’s leadership, the company acquired Bioscience Laboratories and then in 2012 acquired Cadum, Urban Decay and the Columbian Vogue Group.

Source @ Wikipedia




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Jean-Paul Agon : Connections 
Exemplaire SAS
Nestlé Skin Health SA
2030 Water Resources Group
Nestlé Health Science SA
Stiftung Avenir Suisse
Eurazeo Capital
Cereal Partners Worldwide SA
Embopar-Embalagens De Portugal SGPS SA
Asmodee Holding SAS
F. Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd.


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04/27From Disney to Dior, Norway wealth fund challenges CEO pay
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04/12L'OREAL : Luxury cosmetics and China drive sales bounce at L'Oreal
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02/19Stronger European Earnings Augur More M&A, Higher Dividends
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02/09L'Oréal Would Pay to Disentangle Itself From Nestlé -- Update
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