At a Glance
Date of birth
April 22, 1968
French and German
First elected or appointed
General Meeting 2025
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".
46, avenue de la Grande Armée - 75017 Paris (France)
Directorships & Appointments
Inside the Sanofi Group
Member of the Appointments, Governance and CSR Committee
Appointments and Governance and CSR Committee
Outside the sanofi group
L'Oréal*: Deputy Chief Executive Officer in charge of Research, Innovation and Technology