IMCD has appointed Tony Jaillot as Group business director personal care, effective 6 January 2020.
In his role Jaillot will lead the Global IMCD Personal Care Business Group in establishing and driving the business strategy toward new growth markets in speciality ingredients distribution and exploring new partnerships and business models, while transforming IMCD Personal Care toward even more performance and customer orientation.
Industry career roots
Jaillot will be based at the IMCD offices in Paris and will be reporting to IMCD’s CEO, Piet van der Slikke.
Piet van der Slikke, CEO IMCD Group comments: ‘We are very pleased to welcome Tony back to his industry career roots and have him lead one of our company’s fast growing businesses. We are confident that his extensive experience within the Personal Care industry will help us further develop, innovate and expand the business.’
Jaillot adds : ‘’The IMCD Personal Care business’, has always been in the forefront of providing beauty applications and solutions. We have a very strong set of partners who deliver innovation and technology for every market category and functionalities. Combined with IMCD’s strong commercial and technical footprint, supported by increasing digital tools, we will even more and faster offer new trends-matching concepts, explore new benefits and increase product performance, to name a few.’
International business strategy experience
Jaillot is French and brings about 25 years of international/global business, strategy and management experience in the beauty industry. He started his career working for IMCD France and was until recently the general manager for Cargill Beauty and has gained in-depth industry knowledge working for various cosmetic ingredients companies, such as BASF in the US and Europe in a variety of roles like sales director North America Beauty Solutions and marketing director Skin Care.
Jaillot holds a BSc degree in Chemistry and a Masters in Cosmetics topped up with a Global Executive MBA from the business school INSEAD.