Babule has spent his career with L’Oréal, joining in 1988 after his studies at HEC Paris. He spent seven years in the luxury division in Italy before moving to Asia, first based in France for the zone, and subsequently as director of administration and finance based in China. In 2007, he was appointed administration and financial director for Mexico. In 2010, he returned to France to join Mulliez’s executive committee as director of internal audit for nearly five years. Afterwards he was appointed to his current position as administration and financial director for the Asia Pacific Zone based in Shanghai and then in Hong Kong.
In other news, Cyril Chapuy was appointed president of L’Oréal Luxe and member of the group’s executive committee. He joined L’Oréal Paris as product manager in 1993.