Minter Dialogue with Béatrice Dautzenberg

Béatrice Dautzenberg is Managing Director of the L’Oréal Professional Products Division UK & Ireland. Beatrice is a rare breed, for many reasons, not least is that she’s an executive in a large multinational who knows and declares her personal purpose straight up. In this conversation, we discuss Beatrice’s tremendous career path, her experiences living and working in six different countries (so far), the evolution of culture and leadership style at L’Oréal, the place and role of purpose, and some lessons learned in the transformation that the company has undergone during her tenure.

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Music credit: The jingle at the beginning of the show is courtesy of my friend, Pierre Journel, author of the Guitar Channel. And, the new sign-off music is “A Convinced Man,” a song I co-wrote and recorded with Stephanie Singer back in the late 1980s (please excuse the quality of the sound!).


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