From 1 Jan ’15, Adil Mehboob-Khan will be leaving his position of Global President of P&G Salon Professional to become the CEO of Italian brand Luxottica – a decision reached with the unanimous approval of the Luxottica board.
Adil Mehboob-Khan leaves his three-year Presidency of Wella/P&G – the group in which he had started his professional career 27 years ago. In these three years he has unquestionably grown the business and the market share of Wella worldwide. He was one of the protagonists of a period of great transformation of the brand, not only in term of business organization but especially in terms of the huge innovations which have occurred in terms of color, haircare, education and professional support for the hairdressing professional – areas in which his has devoted his unique passion, vision and expertise.
He will be succeeded in the role by Patrice Louvet, Global Group President. French and with P&G since 1989, Louvet has already held significant leadership roles in the beauty industry with experience in Europe, Asia and North America. He has been involved in almost every category in P&G Beauty: from haircare to skin care, from prestige cosmetics to fragrances. EsteticaNetwork already interviewed him in 2010 in his role as President of P&G Prestige, for our Italian sister-publication, Allure.