Ersi Pirishi

President - Latin America zone at L'Oreal

Ersi Pirishi is a French-Cypriot national, a graduate of the Pharmacy School of the University of Paris XI and holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Skin Biology and Cosmetology from the same university. She joined L’Oreal in 2001 after 10 years in the cosmetic industry, first in LVMH and then Johnson & Johnson. She started her 20-year career in L’Oreal as International Development Manager of LRP for Latin America, before she moved to Brazil as General Manager of Vichy. She returned to Europe in 2004 and held key positions such as General Manager of the Active Cosmetics Division in the Netherlands, General Manager of LRP in France, General Manager of the Active Cosmetics Division in Spain in 2009 and in France in 2011. In 2013, Ersi Pirishi moved to New York as Active Cosmetics Zone Director in charge of North and Latin America. In 2015 she is appointed General Manager of L’Oreal Greece. Back to France, in 2018 Ersi joined the Active Cosmetics International Division as Deputy General Manager worldwide, first in charge of Western Europe and as of 2020 of all markets. In 2022, Ersi joined the L’Oreal Executive Committee assuming the management of the Latin American zone.


  • President - Latin America zone

    Current role