As a world leader in the beauty space, L’Oréal has made significant investments in new technologies. Through their own innovation programme, they are constantly on the hunt for new startups that can help change the beauty industry. We speak to Suzan Schlag, CEO, L’Oréal Nordics, about what modern beauty companies need in order to adapt.

Fireside chat with Suzan Schlag, CEO, L’Oréal Nordics

Moderator: Konrad Olsson, founder and editor-in-chief of Scandinavian MIND

Suzan Schlag joined L´Oréal in January 2015. She started as Managing Director of the Consumer Products Division in Austria, and after that Suzan spent almost five years as Managing Director for the L’Oréal Professional Products Division first for Germany and then for Austria and Germany. Schlag studied economics at the University of Siegen and began her business career in 2003. After twelve years of professional experience at Mars, among others before joining L’Oréal, Suzan has an extensive background in FMCG, sales and marketing.

Konrad Olsson is the founder and editor-in-chief of Scandinavian MIND, a magazine and platform covering the intersection of lifestyle and technology. Konrad is one of Scandinavia’s most experienced magazine editors within fashion and design, as well as an established public speaker, moderator, and podcaster. He regularly advises companies and organisations on brand strategy, communication, and digital transformation.

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