French Founders - The New Frontiers of Beauty

For several years now, the beauty sector has been extending its frontiers: beauty products and business-models are evolving through tech innovations, greater customer expectations and shifting market trends. Traditional players are facing disruption and need to properly manage their digital transformation. With the rise of young beauty brands and their agile processes, this becomes a necessity. These bold new players are pushing forward the boundaries of Beauty, from a simple product vision to a 360° immersive and fully customized offer, daily integrated in the consumer’s life thanks to innovative and redesigned distribution channels.

We will explore this new expression of Beauty with the expertise of some top players of the market. While Emilie Potter, ex-GM of Burberry Beauty (with previous experience at Dior and L’Oreal) will kick off the event by highlighting the key evolutions of the beauty market; Maylis Joppe (Head of Innovation at Coty); Joel Palix (CEO of and Jean-Michel Chalayer (CEO of will share their best insights on how beauty has over the last years taken radically new directions and customer touchpoints.

Business & Drinks
Business & Drinks are held regularly and allow members to get to know each other and discuss business issues in a relaxed and convivial environment.

They are free and reserved to members
You must be registered to participate
You have the possibility to invite a non-member - provided that it has the FrenchFounders profile (CEOs, top executives, entrepreneurs, investors) and is also based in the UK
Please notify us at least 48h in advance in case of cancellation

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