Jochen Zaumseil holds a Business Management Diploma from Köln University in Germany as well as an International Management Diploma from France’s HEC.
In 1983, he joined the company as Product Manager for Lancôme at L’Oréal France. Two years later he moved to L’Oréal Austria where he held the position of Commercial and Marketing Manager for Lancôme. In 1987, he left Europe to head west to L’Oréal Mexico where he remained for 2 years as General Manager of Helena Rubinstein and Ralph Lauren. He then returned to his home country, Germany, where, for the next 7 years, he held the position of General Manager of Germany’s L’Oréal Professional Products. He returned to Latin America in 1998 as General Manager of L’Oréal Venezuela until October 2000, when he became President & CEO of L’Oréal Canada.
After 4 years in Canada, he left North America, to take on the position of President and CEO of L’Oréal Japan for 2 years, before coming back to France in 2006 as Managing Director of L’Oréal Asia . He was appointed to the Group Executive Committee in January 2007