The Cosmetic Industry Buyers & Suppliers Organization (CIBS) launched their 2018 luncheon program on February 13 with a special guest speaker. Sumita Banerjee, senior vice president, Talent Acquisition, L'Oreal Americas addressed those at the networking event that took place at the group's new luncheon venue at Bond 45 on West 46th Street in Manhattan.
Banerjee has responsibility for hiring and talent pipelining across Marketing, Sales, E-Commerce, Creative, Finance, Operations, HR, Manufacturing, Supply Chain and Research & Innovation—from campus through the hiring of senior experienced professionals across all functions. She has built and led this function for the U.S. group since 2010 with a key focus on direct sourcing, actively seeking out top talents for the L’Oréal group across a diversity of industries and backgrounds.
In the past seven years, over 4,000 new talents have been hired into L’Oréal USA under her passionate leadership. In addition, she is a Packaging Engineering graduate from Rutgers University and has had work experience at Colgate Palmolive, in manufacturing engineering at The Estée Lauder Companies and as a packaging engineer at BMS Worldwide Beautycare.