Promoting Professional and Personal Growth to Inspire Your Top Talent

  • How to assess and develop your talents for future growth based on potential?
  • Evaluating and aligning your rewards and development strategies to accelerate up-and-coming leadership candidates
  • Establishing support network to transform ways of working and maintain employee engagement even during times of business transformation
  • The role of the HR function in helping talents navigate their career and consider their options

Stephane Charbonnier
Chief Human Resources Officer
L’Oréal USA

Stephane Charbonnier is Senior Vice President of Human Resources and Chief Human Resources Officer for L’Oréal USA, as of February 2017. In this role, Mr. Charbonnier is responsible for driving leadership and learning initiatives, developing talent and building an HR team with an “employee first” approach. He serves on the L’Oréal USA Strategic Committee and Human Resources Management Committee and reports to L’Oréal USA President and Chief Executive Officer, Frédéric Rozé and Executive Vice President of Human Resources, Jean Claude Legrand.

Charbonnier is a solution-oriented leader with proven success building and leading multi-disciplinary HR teams within dynamic organizations. In 2013, he joined L’Oréal USA as the Vice President of Human Resources for the Company’s Consumer Products Division. Under Charbonnier’s leadership, his team supported digital transformation with the redesign of the Marketing and Integrated Marketing Communications teams and successfully integrated employees from NYX and the Multi-Cultural Beauty Division, which includes brands such as Carol’s Daughter and Softsheen-Carson. Prior to joining L’Oréal USA, he worked more than two decades in key HR leadership positions at Towers Watson, PepsiCo, Kraft Foods, American Express and McDonalds in Europe and in the United States.

Stephane holds a degree in Human Resources from the Institute of Social Management in Paris and a Bachelor in Economy from the University of Limoges. He has served in the Creenshaw Associates advisory board and currently serves in the Board of Directors of the NY chapter of the Arthritis Foundation.