Barbara Lavernos

Barbara Lavernos

Deputy Chief Executive Officer of L'Oréal* in charge of Research, Innovation and Technology
Date of birth: April 22, 1968
Nationality: French and German
First elected: April 2021
Term expires: General Meeting 2025
Business address: 54, rue la Boétie – 75008 Paris (France)

Director / Member of the Appointments, Governance and CSR Committee

Education and business experience

Barbara Lavernos has spent her entire career with L’Oréal, whom she joined in 1991. In 2004, she was appointed Global Chief Procurement Officer, and was Managing Director of Travel Retail in 2011. In 2014, she was appointed Executive Vice-President Operations and became a member of the L’Oréal group Executive Committee. Since the end of 2018, she becomes Chief Technology and Operations Officer at L’Oréal.

Since February 2021, she is President of Research, Innovation and Technologies and in May 2021, she was appointed Deputy CEO of L'Oréal.

Barbara Lavernos is a graduate of the HEI chemical engineering school at Lille (France).

In December 2020, she was named "Chevalier of the Legion of Honor".

Directorships and appointments outside the Sanofi Group

Directorships as of 12/31/2021

  • None

(*) Listed companies are indicated by an asterisk.