Barbara Lavernos is chief technology and operations officer and member of the executive committee at L’Oreal. Here she leads the value chain of all L’Oréal Group’s brands from packaging design and product development, sourcing, manufacturing to the worldwide supply chain (seven billion products) and L'Oréal global IT strategy. She builds value, engaging her teams in major transformation programs to scale and embed agility, to align and drive excellence on innovation, sustainability and Industry 4.0. 

Barbara joined L’Oreal in 1991; over the past 29 years, she has worked across brands and sectors, leading on production, innovation and transformation. 

Her core career focus is the creation of value, delivered through openness and rigor, with a view to achieving excellence that is a source of pride for employees and a source of value for consumers. Coming from the technological world and passionate about innovation, Barbara puts her know-how and leadership qualities at the service of sustainable and responsible growth.