Antoine Vanlaeys

COO at L'Oreal

Antoine Vanlaeys is Chief Operations Officer and member of the Executive Committee. He leads the entire supply chain of all L’Oréal Group, worldwide – from packaging design and product development, purchasing, manufacturing, and market logistics operations (more than 6 billion products). Antoine, along with his teams, implements winning Supply strategies and is leading Operations’ major transformations including e-commerce acceleration, Industry 4.0 and sustainability.

Prior to this, Antoine was Senior Vice President Operations for the Asia Pacific region during 5 years. In his tenure, he enabled together with his teams the rapid growth of the Group in the region, and particularly the acceleration of e-commerce in China. Antoine is passionate about leading Operations transformations, driving excellence through people and technology. Previously, he has enjoyed a rich career path, holding various senior management positions in Operations.

In 2011, he was appointed Senior Vice President Operations of L’Oréal Luxe, where he led the industrial transformation to support the growth of the luxury brands. In 2008 he was appointed Supply Chain Director Europe for the Consumer goods Division, and in 2006 he was Plant Manager in Aulnay-sous-Bois (France).

Antoine joined L’Oréal Group in 2002, after a 10-year experience at Mars, where he headed different important responsibilities in France and overseas, in manufacturing and supply chain. As an Engineer, he graduated from ICAM (Mechanical Engineering school), in France.


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