Company Names Constance Leroy, Senior Vice President, Head of Europe Beauty Practice
Martine Ringwald, Senior Vice President, Business Development, Beauty and Luxury, to Focus on Expansion of NPD Beauty and Luxury Practices across International Markets
Paris: 29 January 2019 – Leading global information company The NPD Group today announced Constance Leroy as Senior Vice President, leading the company’s Europe Beauty business, effective January 14, 2019. She will be responsible for leading the growth of NPD’s Beauty business in France, UK, Italy, and Spain.
Constance comes with a wealth of experience in market research. She was previously at L’Oréal and Kantar TNS Millard Brown: beyond her FMCG experience, she has in-depth knowledge in beauty and luxury across international markets including France, Russia, Philippines, and Malaysia.
“Constance brings to NPD the leadership and experience necessary to drive our business strategy and support our growth in Europe. We are excited to have her as part of our organization,” said Gerhard Hausruckinger, Group President, Europe and APAC, The NPD Group.
In her new role, Constance will be based out of Paris and will report to Hausruckinger. She holds a DESS diploma in International Business from University Paris-Dauphine France.
Martine Ringwald, Senior Vice President, Business Development, Beauty and Luxury, will be in charge of growing and developing NPD’s global Beauty industry footprint, leading the firm’s Beauty business in Germany, as well as assessing expansion of its Beauty and Luxury businesses in Europe, Asia-Pacific and other international markets. Martine will continue to report to Hausruckinger.
“After delivering success with her Beauty teams in Europe, Martine will continue to share her industry knowledge, network and expertise to further contribute to NPD growth and business development,” said Hausruckinger.