Sales: $1.1 billion
Pierre Fabre, chairman; Jean-Pierre Garnier, chief executive officer
Skin care and hair care products sold under the Avéne, Elancyl, Galénic and René Furterer brand names
René Furterer—Volumea and Myrrhea hair treatments; Galénic—AquaSublime mineral pigments; Klorane—Abyssinia oil
On Sept. 1, Olivier Bohuon will replace Jean-Pierre Garnier as chief executive officer of the Pierre Fabre Group. Prior to this appointment, Bohuon, 51, was executive vice president of the Abbott Corporation and president of its pharmaceutical division.
In May, Pierre Fabre expanded its presence in India with the launch of Avéne skin care. It followed that launch by introducing an oral care range. Through its partner, Win Medicare, the company hopes to grab 10-15% of the Indian oral care market, which is said to be growing 20% a year.