and professional products divisions in the UK.
She will be responsible for driving sales of brands such as L’Oréal Paris, Garnier and Maybelline. She replaces Geoff Skingsley, who moves to the company’s headquarters in Paris as deputy director general of global human resources.
Gasperment joined L’Oréal 17 years ago as a management trainee. Since then she has held management posts within the company for consumer brands.
Skingsley said: “Sophie has the knowledge and experience of the UK and the business acumen to take on running of the divisions.”