Past- Marketing Manager, L’Oreal Paris
Present– Consumer Division Head, SAPMENA, L’Oréal
L’Oréal announces a strategic leadership appointment in the consumer products division (CPD), of Manashi Guha as the managing director, CPD for L’Oréal UK and Ireland from 1st October 2023. CPD holds a unique brand portfolio including its four iconic global brands of L’Oréal Paris, Maybelline New York, Garnier, and NYX Professional Make Up.
Guha was most recently a founding member of the South Asia Pacific Middle East North Africa (SAPMENA) Zone Management Committee, a new Zone formed in 2021 as a strategic growth region for L’Oréal Groupe. She established CPD’s strategic mission for the new zone, tapping into a huge market potential where 50 per cent of the world’s new consumers will come from.
Her growth strategy starts with people, and she is known for trailblazing new growth paths and transforming with agility. During her tenure, SAPMENA has not only strengthened its iconic global brands, but also transformed L’Oréal’s go-to market in the region and set people foundations for exceptional results across all three years. Guha’s appointment reflects rising global leadership talent emerging from the SAPMENA region. With her leadership experience in emerging and fast-evolving markets, particularly the dynamic markets of India and Indonesia, she will bring to her new assignment in UK and Ireland an entrepreneurial mindset, consumer centricity, agility, passion for innovation, and excellence.