• Her proven experience in the beauty industry, particularly within the L'Oréal Group, will be a key asset in DEINOVE's innovation approach

  • This appointment underlines the importance of the bioactive compounds and the cosmetics market in the Company's strategy


DEINOVE (Euronext Growth Paris: ALDEI), a French biotech company that uses a disruptive approach to develop innovative antibiotics and bio-based active ingredients for cosmetics and nutrition, announced the appointment of Anne ABRIAT-HEMMENDINGER as a member of the Board of Directors.

Anne ABRIAT-HEMMENDINGER has more than 30 years of experience in product development for the beauty industry, for brands with an international outlook. She is highly competent in the development of ingredients for the cosmetic, food, nutrition and wellness industries. She has worked for various prestigious brands, notably within the L'Oréal and Coty Groups where she has led numerous innovation projects. In 2012, she founded The Smell & Taste Lab, a consulting company specialized in innovation and marketing for cosmetics, nutrition and well-being. Anne ABRIAT-HEMMENDINGER holds a Master's degree in Organic Chemistry from ESCOM (École Supérieure de Chimie Organique et Minérale).

The Shareholders’ Meeting of DEINOVE, held on May 20th, ratified the appointment of Anne ABRIAT-HEMMMENDINGER as a member of the Board of Directors, replacing Mr. Michaël CARLOS. She will hold office for the remainder of her predecessor's term of office, i.e. until the general meeting called to approve the financial statements for the 2019 financial year.

Anne ABRIAT-HEMMENDINGER is a member of the Swiss Women Directors' Circle and APIA Switzerland (Associate Independent Professional Directors).

Anne ABRIAT-HEMMENDINGER said: "I am very interested in DEINOVE's extremely innovative approach to create new active ingredients from the untapped potential of bacteria. I am delighted to put my expertise at the service of the Company's ambitions. "