FORA.tv Speaker - Louis Desazars
Louis Desazars is Chief Executive Officer of NARS Cosmetics. Since joining the company in 2008, he has spurred growth and innovation to make Nars a top beauty brand in North America and in other major markets around the world. Under his leadership, along with FranÃ§ois Nars,
Founder and Creative Director, NARS has undertaken such initiatives as as 15X15, the Bento Box and a flagship boutique on Bleecker Street in New York.
Mr. Desazars began his career at Louis Vuitton Moet-Hennessy with Parfums Christian Dior, holding various executive positions in the international divisions.
He joined Shiseido International Corporation (SIC) in 1996 as the group's Vice President overseeing the European market for Paris-based fragrance company Beaute Prestige International (BPI). After eight years of growth and expansion under his leadership, he was promoted to President of the BPI U.S. affiliate, at which time he moved to the United States.
Mr. Desazars holds degrees from Science Po, University Paris Dauphine. and Harvard Business School, and is married with four children.