Jonathan Zrihen, groupe Clarins Chief Executive Officer

As of 1st October 2015, Jonathan Zrihen is appointed Group Chief Executive Officer, succeeding Philip Shearer. This appointment vindicates the diversity and excellence of Jonathan’s career path within the company over the past 20 years at the various positions he held.
Indeed, after an internship followed by a mission in Australia, he joined the Clarins Group in Paris 1996 as Area Director and quickly took on operational duties aimed at accelerating the development of our brands worldwide: first in Singapore, in 1999, as the President of the Asia Region, then in North America as the General Manager of the Canadian subsidiary in 2004, followed by the USA subsidiary in 2007, and later as the President of the Americas Region. Eventually, he was appointed Chief Operating Officer of the Group on 01st February 2015.
On the occasion of this appointment, Jonathan Zrihen has declared “I wish to express my deepest gratitude to Christian and Olivier Courtin‐Clarins for entrusting me with the stewardship of their company. It has been an honor to have worked for Groupe Clarins, and the Courtin‐Clarins family, since I started my career here as an intern 22 years ago. I continue to be inspired by the core values of this great company: authenticity, honesty, and an abiding respect for nature. With talented employees around the world, iconic products and a strong entrepreneurial culture, I look forward to accelerating the growth of our beauty and fragrance brands by putting unrivaled customer service, cutting‐edge innovation and a powerful digital presence at the heart of our strategy.”