In this newly created position, Bellon’s role is to globally refine and implement the strategy of business development for cosmetic ingredients botanicals and colors. Due to his different positions within the cosmetic ingredients industry such as Croda, he brings solid expertise to the Cosmetic Ingredients Division. Also, he has a post-graduate degree in biology and pharmacology of skin aging from the University Paris VI – P&M Curie, and a Master degree in Biochemistry, from the University of Paris VII – R Diderot.
Baptiste will be managing the Cooling/Warming, Moisturizing and Bioactives segments within the category Actives. Caroline Baptiste has a firm background in analytical chemistry and graduated with a Master degree in “Vegetal substances of industrial interest” from the University of Strasbourg. She also holds a Bachelor degree in Environmental Sciences from the University of Aberdeen, Scotland. Her prior roles include a position as R&D Project Manager Cosmetic Actives at Yves Rocher. There, she was in charge of the development and positioning of active ingredients in consumer products.