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Last updated: August 28, 2017

Breaking News! L’Oréal USA Announces Executive Leadership Changes

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Pat Parenty (right), a long-time leader at L’Oréal USA, announced that he will be retiring from his role as President of Professional Products Division (PPD) U.S, a role he’s held since November 2010. David Greenberg has been appointed to Group President of PPD U.S. and North America and will hold direct responsibility for the division’s U.S. and Canada operations and SalonCentric.



Pat originally joined the PPD team in 1997 as Vice President of Sales for Redken, eventually working his way to his current role.


Under his leadership, the division experienced significant sales growth, optimized new distribution channels to enhance consumer connectivity and created an inclusive culture that attracted salon professionals and top talent throughout the U.S. market.


During his time as president, Pat also transformed its business model through strategic creation and implementation of SalonCentric, the premier national distributor of salon professional products with more than 575 locations in 48 states.



In his new role as Group President of PPD U.S. and North America, David (left) will continue to grow brand activities across both markets by leveraging SalonCentric and seizing new opportunities to further develop the professional brand portfolio. David has been with the L’Oréal Group since 1993, was the Worldwide General Manager of Matrix in the Professional Products Division, and took on an international assignment as General Manager of the Consumer Products Division within L’Oréal Mexico. Greenberg brings extensive knowledge of the U.S. market and an impressive track record of integrating new brands and retail business models into L’Oréal’s existing portfolio.



In addition, Sarah Hibberson (right) will depart from her role as Senior Vice President of Human Resources, after a successful 30-year career with L’Oréal USA. Throughout her career, Sarah demonstarted a true passion for people, always acting as the voice of the employees.


Sarah personally recruited and touched the careers of employees across all areas of the business and has always been a trusted partner to the business leaders with whome she worked.


L’Oréal USA also announced several new executive appointments to key divisional and brand roles across the company.

  • Stephane Charbonnier has been promoted to SVP of Human Resources and Chief Human Resources Officer for L’Oréal USA. With this appointment, he will be responsible for driving leadership and learning initiatives, developing talent and continuing to grow the HR team with an employee-first approach.
  • Ikdeep Singh has been appointed the new Brand President of Maybelline-Garnier-Essie and will be responsible for all three brands and their strategic initiatives, where he will oversee all aspects of business leadership on the portfolio of brands.
  • Tim Coolican has been named Brand President of L’Oréal Paris. Tim joined L’Oréal USA in 2004 and held various positions across bands and locations. He led Maybelline New York to becoming the fastest growing mass makeup brand in the market.