MONTREAL, Aug. 29, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - L'Oréal Canada's new General
Management announces the appointment of Ms. Nadia Petrolito as Chief
Communications Officer (CCO).
Ms. Petrolito joined L'Oréal Canada in July 2006 as a Legal Counsel and
was, soon after, appointed General Counsel, a position she maintains
today in addition to her new role as CCO. Furthermore, since 2009, Ms.
Petrolito is the Ethics Officer for L'Oréal Canada. This is an
essential role in which she ensures the company's full compliance with
ethical principles and values.
An important mandate of her new role as CCO, will be the development of
the new Corporate Social Responsibilities Program (CSR), which is a key
priority for L'Oréal Canada along with its already existing engagements
in terms of Diversity and Ethic.
The L'Oréal Group, on a worldwide level, has recently launched a program
called "Sharing Beauty With All", confirming its sustainability
commitment for 2020. These commitments are the result of 2 years of
exchange with various stakeholders throughout the world. L'Oréal is
thus committed to improve its practices throughout its value chain,
from research to production, while sharing its growth with the
communities that surround it. Ms. Petrolito's mandate includes the
implementation of "Sharing Beauty With All" on a local level within the
Canadian CSR program.
"This is an exciting time for L'Oréal Canada and L'Oréal as a Group.
L'Oréal, as one of the leading cosmetic companies in the world, will be
a pioneer in the realm of Corporate Social Responsibility. I am eager
to take on this challenge and look forward to helping bring this
program to life." says Mrs. Petrolito.
Ms. Petrolito has an Honors Degree in Sociology of the University of
Western Ontario and a Licence in Civil Law of the University of Ottawa.
She was admitted to the Barreau du Québec in 1997. Prior to joining
L'Oréal Canada, she worked in litigation for a boutique law firm and
then as a corporate commercial lawyer in a well-known mid-sized firm in
Montreal. She continued her career as In House Legal Counsel for an
important cosmetic company before starting at L'Oréal Canada.
About L'Oréal Canada :
L'Oréal Canada, is a wholly-owned subsidiary of L'Oréal Group, the
largest cosmetics company in the world.
Headquartered in Montréal, L'Oréal Canada had sales of over $1,030
billion in 2013 and employs more than 1,200 people. The company holds a
prestigious portfolio of 35 brands encompassing all aspects of beauty
and is present across all distribution networks: mass market,
department stores, pharmacies and drugstores and branded retail.
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SOURCE: L'OREAL CANADA INC.
For further information:
Media contact :
Virginie Hotte-Dupuis, Manager External Communications & Philanthropy