French national, born in 1964
First elected 2020 (as of 1 September 2020)
Sophie Gasperment started her professional career in 1986 with L’Oréal, where she held several operational and development marketing responsibilities up until 2000, when she was appointed General Manager for L’Oréal in the U.K.
She served in the U.K. for 14 years, notably as Managing Director, L’Oréal UK & Ireland, as well as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of The Body Shop International. She then led the L’Oréal Group’s Strategic Prospective and Financial Communication until 2019, and has since focused on her activities as board director, senior advisor and angel investor.
Sophie Gasperment holds the following mandates in listed companies: Member of the Board of Accor, where she chairs the Nomination, Remuneration and CSR Committee, Lead Independent Director of Cimpress, Member of the Board of Kingfisher plc, where she chairs the Responsible Business Committee, and Member of the Supervisory Board of D’Ieteren. She also serves as Senior Advisor at Boston Consulting Group.
Sophie Gasperment is a graduate of ESSEC business school and of INSEAD. She is a French national, born in 1964.