L’Oréal Travel Retail announces key appointments in Asia Pacific and Americas

Emmanuel Goulin brings ‘energy’ and ‘genuine curiosity’ to his new role
Emmanuel Goulin brings “energy” and “genuine curiosity” to his new role

L’Oréal has welcomed two new managing directors into its Travel Retail team. Emmanuel Goulin has succeeded Eva Yu as L’Oréal Travel Retail Asia Pacific Managing Director while Yannick Raynaud has replaced Javier Labarta as L’Oréal Travel Retail Americas Managing Director. Both took up their positions on 1 September.

Goulin has worked at the company for 16 years in various roles. Beginning his career with Lancôme in the UK in 2000, he then moved to the marketing team at Biotherm International. In 2005 he joined Travel Retail Europe becoming Division Manager for Travel Retail Asia Pacific from 2008 to 2010. There followed a posting to Japan as Deputy General Manager of Shu Uemura and most recently Goulin has served as General Manager, Fragrance Division, France since 2012.

With experience of conducting business in Asia, he is described as being a connoisseur of the region as well as a dynamic leader.

Yannick Raynaud, the new L’Oréal Travel Retail Americas Managing Director, is described as being ‘highly respected for her leadership and passion’
Yannick Raynaud is “highly respected for her leadership and passion”

Raynaud began her career with L’Oréal Paris and Maybelline in Latin America in 1998. From there she became Managing Director for La Roche Posay in the USA before taking the role of Managing Director of the Active Cosmetics Division in the United Kingdom and Ireland from 2012.

She is described as having a particular talent for coming up with innovative ways to drive growth in “transforming and adapting organisations and skills to a world undergoing constant change”.

L’Oréal Travel Retail Managing Director Vincent Boinay commented: “Emmanuel Goulin and Yannick Reynaud will be responsible for the development of L’Oréal brands – from Luxury to Mass Market and from Dermo-Cosmetics to Haircare – in their travel retail zone.

“Both will continue to reinforce the L’Oréal expertise in this channel and will contribute to L’Oréal Travel Retail expansion in close partnership with all our business partners.”

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