Yves Rocher Parent Company Groupe Rocher Named Jean-David Schwartz the New CEO

Groupe Rocher announced that from July 1st, 2023, Bris Rocher will shift his focus to the group’s strategy as the Chairman of the Board, while Jean-David Schwartz will take over as the CEO of the group.

Groupe Rocher announced that Bris Rocher, who has been serving as the Chairman and CEO of Groupe Rocher since 2009, has decided to delegate his executive duties to a new CEO in line with the best governance practices in international companies.

Groupe Rocher is a French family-owned group of Breton origin that includes brands such as Yves Rocher, Arbonne, Petit Bateau, Stanhome, Kiotis, Docteur Pierre Ricaud, ID Parfums, SABON, Flormar, operating in the cosmetics, clothing, and home decoration sectors. The group employs over 15,000 people, has more than 50 million customers, and generates over 2.3 billion euros in revenue. Present in nearly 114 countries.

Effective from July 1st, 2023, Bris Rocher will concentrate on the group’s strategy as the Chairman of the Board, while Jean-David Schwartz will assume the position of the group’s CEO.

Groupe Rocher stated that over the past decade, the company has undergone significant international expansion and is currently facing major challenges. Considering this, Bris Rocher has introduced this new governance structure to help the group adapt to market changes and optimize its future growth. By delegating his executive duties, the group will be able to respond with greater agility and pragmatism to navigate complex business environments.

In this context, Bris Rocher’s primary responsibility will be to establish and guide the group’s long-term strategic vision, as well as to reinforce its unique position as a Mission-Driven Company.

Meanwhile, the Executive Management team will be responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of the business and executing short and medium-term strategies.

Jean-David Schwartz said: “I would like, first and foremost, to thank Bris Rocher for the confidence he is placing in me by giving me this responsibility. I will be mobilized every day, along with the Executive Committee I have the honor of chairing, and alongside all of the Group’s collaborators to keep implementing our transformation plan, Green Conquest 2030. This plan is already starting to yield results, and this new team will allow us to increase them.”

Source: Groupe Rocher




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