L’Oréal is world leader in beauty products.
Created in 1909 by Eugène Schueller, a visionary chemist with a tremendous entrepreneurial instinct. For the past century, L’Oréal has pursued a tireless quest: respond to desire for well-being of millions of men and women and give every person the right to beauty by making it accessible.
L’Oréal key – more...numbers (2012):
- €22.5 billion consolidated sales
- 611 patents registered
- across 130 countries
- 72,600 employees
- 27 Intenational Brands
Awards and Recognitions:
- “World’s Most Ethical Companies” by Ethisphere Institute
- One of the 50 “Most Admired Companies” by Fortune Magazine for 2010
- One of the 50 most attractive employers by Universum for 2010
5 Operational Divisions within L’Oréal:
- Consumer Products: High technology products at competitive price distributed through mass-market retailing channels.
- Professional Products: Portfolio of brands that meet the requirements of hair salons .
- Luxury Products: Prestigious brands which offer customers products and premium service in department store, specialty stores and travel retail outlets.
- Active Cosmetics: Dermo-cosmetics products sold in pharmacies and specialist retailers and supported by advice from pharmacists and dermatologists.
- The Body Shop: Naturally inspired and fairly traded products sold in Body Shop stores throughout the world. – less
What are people saying about the leadership at L'Oréal?
of employees approve of Jean Paul Agon’s performance as CEO
CEO Approval is based on 1,621 ratings
Challenging workplace with steep learning curve
Written by Kiehl's Marketing Intern (Former Employee) from Killiney Road, Winsland House on 14 October 2014
Very good exposure to the FMCG market of the beauty industry. You get to work in a very fast work environment that keeps you thinking on your two feet. Deadlines are tight and marketing budgets are thin, which can be good or bad depending how you look at it. Good in the sense that you are able to truly push yourself in coming up with fantastic campaigns - more...
Good learning curve, challenging assignments, networking opportunities, good exposure to FMCG market
Long hours, no work life balance, low marketing budgets, tight deadlines