PCD Advisory Board

The PCD Advisory Board is composed of beauty experts from leading brands, associations, suppliers, consultancies and the press.

Frederic has integrated European packaging team. He has then integrated the Cross-category packaging R&D team. He has been building and leading the Material and Technology Innovation team for Rigid Plastic aiming at packaging weight and cost reduction for Unilever R&D.

R&D Packaging Leader – Prestige


Pascale Marciniak-Davoult, CHANEL Research and Innovation Packaging Director, has been leading the Innovation Department for 12 years. Audacity and Creativity, key values of the Brand, have been central to the creation of innovative products launched throughout this period.

Pascale Marciniak Davoult, Research & Innovation Director


Gael is leading globally the packaging development for Luxury and Mass Fragrance launches of Gucci, Hugo Boss, Calvin Klein, Burberry, Chloé, Tiffany & Co., Lacoste, Davidoff, Joop, Escada, David Beckham, Bruno Banani and more…ensuring the full respect of the brands’ DNA. As well as, leading the Luxury Make Ups lines of Gucci and Burberry.

Gael Le Bourgès, R&D Luxury Packaging Director


Jérôme joined the Beiersdorf group 5 years ago where he had the chance to be develop exciting packaging for worldwide famous brands like NIVEA and NIVEA MEN. Since 3 years he is leading the DERMA packaging development team, developing products and innovations for our DERMA brands EUCERIN & AQUAPHOR.

Jérôme Lerouge, Manager BP Eucerin


Axel began his career at Nestlé in the Purchasing and Supply Chain sector before joining Interparfums in 2003. Director of Operations since 2010, his scope of responsibility includes Purchasing, packaging and promotional development, Supply Chain and subcontracting management.

Axel Marot, Supply Chain and Operations Director


At Laboratoires M&L in Manosque, the company in charge of marketing the L'Occitane group's products, he has been managing the Packaging Development Department since 2015 and is also in charge of the group's Packaging Eco-Design.

David Bayard, Dir. Technical Packaging Development

L’Occitane en Provence

In 2009 he was promoted to Senior VP Packaging Innovation. Hervé and his team are the holders of approximately 120 packaging patents registered and marketed numerous make-up and mascara products.

Hervé Bouix, Consultant

Passionate about Innovation and Trends she provides core marketing & business growth strategy as well as operational responses on the field. CEW France Board member, she created and leads the Beauty Start-Up Committee within the association.

Annie Begnaud, Global Business Development & Innovation Strategist – Beauty & Luxury Expert

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Alain Bethune is a former packaging director at L'Oréal and now works as a consultant across the beauty packaging sector.

Alain Bethune, Consultant

Her view of the packaging industry, the user markets - food, cosmetics and pharmaceuticals - and the technological sector (machines/processes) gives her a global vision of the whole, necessary to adapt to an increasingly interdisciplinary world.

Françoise Albasini, Former editor

Emballage Digest

Gérald founded IN • SIGNES to provide companies in the world of beauty and luxury with a rich experience of innovation and business development, nourished by 30 years + practice in marketing, R&D and general management, in several international groups including RPC, Rexam and Pochet.

Gerald Martines, Founder


After a significative experience in the cosmetics field alongside prestigious brands (Yves Saint Laurent Parfums, L’Oréal, Guerlain), Daniel Saclier developed a strong experience in packaging design, creation & innovation cosmetic products.

Daniel Saclier, Founder

My ID Consult

With a master degree in communication, Sylvie Grand managed multiple strategic projects. She has also been a journalist and a writer for various media (L’Express, Banking & Finance, Côté Sud, Art et Décoration, Vogue…). Editorial consulting remains a passion in her life.

Sylvie Grand, CEO


Vincent co-founded PremiumBeautyNews.com in 2008, and the MakeUp in Paris show in 2009. BrazilBeautyNews.com was launched in May 2014 in response to the strong development of the cosmetics and perfume market in Brazil.

Vincent Gallon, Editor-in-chief

Premium Beauty News

Advising major brands and retailers for almost twenty years, Monique Large identifies emerging trends, opening new opportunities to innovate in a meaningful manner through this complex future.

Monique Large, Consumer Trends and Insights Expert

Pollen Consulting

After years of international experience in design and innovation working with global packaging companies, Cyril’s mission is to create new codes, develop new materials/processes and implement the latest technology with brands and manufacturers in order to lead the next sustainable packaging revolution.

Cyril Drouet, Founder, Creative Director


Interested in being part of the Advisory Board? Get in touch with our content team today.


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