Alain HarfoucheDUOLAB Managing Director, L’Occitane Group - Co-Chair of the Retail & Consumer Brands Forum

"The Chamber’s Retail Forum is well organised and their large network of contacts have allowed me as a new GM to London to make some valuable new business connections."

Alain has been recently appointed Global Managing Director for DUOLAB, a new company of the L'Occitane Group.

He is based in London, where he moved in 2016 to take over his previous role of Regional Managing Director UK, Ireland and Southern Europe for the L’Occitane en Provence brand.

Alain joined the L'Occitane Group in 2003, since when he has been contributing to the development L’Occitane in several markets, especially in France as Retail Director from 2003 to 2007 and Europe as Head of Retail Property Europe in 2008. Alain moved to Madrid where he was appointed General Manager Spain in 2009 and promoted as General Manager Southern Europe in 2014.

Alain started his career in the Hospitality & Food retail industry and joined General Mills France, as Retail Regional Manager for the Haagen-Dazs Cafe.

Graduate with a Bachelor in Management & Hospitality (1993), from HEC Paris (EMBA 2010) and from INSEAD (2019).

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