L’Oréal USA has announced the appointment of Michael Kingston as its new Chief Information Officer.
Kingston will oversee the company’s Americas Zone, reporting to President and Chief Executive Officer of L’Oréal USA and Executive Vice President of the Americas Zone, Frédéric Rozé and Etienne Aubourg, Chief Information Officer, L’Oréal Group.
Succeeding Barry Gilmore, who retired at the end of September after 17 years with the company, Kingston joins L’Oréal from the global management-consultant sector where he held several roles for companies such as LVMH, Coach and Neiman Marcus Group.
Rozé stated, “We believe that Michael’s diverse experience leading change and deploying strategic consumer solutions will be an important asset in driving innovation forward at L’Oréal. He is a progressive IT leader, and we are thrilled to add his talent to our management team.”