Sylvie Moreau

President, Europe and the Middle East at Sephora

Sylvie Moreau is the current President of Europe and the Middle East at Sephora. Prior to their current role, they served as the President of Coty from October 2016 to September 2021. During their time at Coty, they were responsible for the entire Global Operations and full P&L of one of the company's divisions, Coty Professional Beauty.

Moreau has led the division to deliver low single digit topline growth post merger ahead of market growth and competition. Sylvie has also delivered significant Operating margin increases through gross margin progression, A&CP optimization and fixed cost reduction. In addition, they led the acquisition of ghd in December 2016 and over delivered the ambitious deal economics through double digit topline CAGR via shifts in innovation, brand building and go to market. Furthermore, they led the digital transformation of the Professional division from standard face to face BTB to a digital and omni-channel enterprise by building the digital IQ and ecommerce capabilities centrally and in markets, investing in digital selling tools and step changing e-commerce sales. Finally, they led the division divestiture process together with Coty CFO, signing in June 2020 a definitive agreement with KKR valuing the business at $4.3 billion.

Sylvie Moreau has a Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) from ESSEC Business School.

They work with Joan Willat - SVP, General Manager of Retail, Guillaume Motte - President, Europe & Middle East, and Carolyn Bojanowski - SVP, General Manager of E-commerce. Sylvie Moreau reports to Martin Brok, Global President & CEO.



  • President, Europe and the Middle East

    September 13, 2021 - present

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