L’Oréal India has announced the appointment of Shalini Raghavan as chief marketing officer for its consumer products division (CPD). Raghavan joins L’Oréal from HUL, where she was global brand director, Dove master brand.
She assumed her new position on 1 September and reports to Jean-Christophe Letellier, MD, L’Oréal India. Her mandate covers marketing, media, public relations and digital functions.
Manashi Guha held this position before moving to L’Oréal Malaysia as director for consumer products.
Raghavan said, “L’Oréal is the world leader in beauty for over a century and has grown this category in India with a blend of enterprise, insights and first-to-market innovations. I am deeply passionate about the beauty business and the opportunity to build on L’Oréal India’s leadership position is an exciting journey that I look forward to."
Letellier said, “Shalini is an experienced marketing professional with a deep insight into the beauty business. Her international experience and knowledge of building organisational capacity in strategy, innovation and marketing will be prized as we look to grow our presence across the country.”
In a career spanning 15 years, she has also worked with Britannia Industries.