- Flaconi Chief Commercial Officer Thomas Faschian moves to newly created Advisory Board
FLACONI ESTABLISHES ADVISORY BOARD OF INDUSTRY EXPERTS
Flaconi etabliert Beirat aus Branchen-Experten
Industry expertise for the Flaconi Advisory Board
In addition, two more top managers will complement the Flaconi Advisory Board from February 2020: Olaf Schepers, member of the management board of the watch and jewelry retailer Christ, will advise Flaconi from February 2020 with his extensive retail experience, especially in the areas of purchasing and sales. Retail and e-commerce expert Delphine Mousseau, with over 20 years of experience in the fashion industry, will also join the Flaconi advisory board from February. In this role, she will support the company in its digital growth as well as its internationalization.
Change in Flaconi management
Thomas Faschian is retiring from day-to-day operations in his role as Chief Commercial Officer and part of the Flaconi management team at the end of May 2020. “After almost 25 years in the beauty industry, I have decided to take on new professional challenges,” explains Faschian. He will hand over his business areas to Dr. Steffen Christ (COO), Benjamin Ludigs (CRO) and Kathrin Nusser (CFO) in the coming weeks. Through his advisory board function, Flaconi will continue to benefit from Thomas Faschian’s experience and contacts in the beauty industry.
Faschian joined Flaconi’s management team in 2016. Florian Tappeiner, Co-CEO of NUCOM GROUP: “With his many years of experience in the cosmetics industry and intensive contacts with manufacturers, Thomas has been instrumental in driving Flaconi’s development from a beauty start-up to the largest online beauty pure player in Germany. I am all the more pleased that his expertise will remain with us through the advisory board. Together with the management and his advisory board colleagues Olaf Schepers and Delphine Mousseau, he will continue to help drive Flaconi’s success story.”
Thomas Faschian has been working in the cosmetics industry for more than 25 years. His first station was at L’Oréal Germany from 1996 to 2006, where he was, among other things, managing director of the cosmetics and body care brand La Roche-Posay. He then served as executive director at Estée Lauder Companies, where he was responsible for the international luxury brands La Mer, Bobbi Brown and Jo Malone. Before taking over as CCO of Flaconi in 2016, he was responsible for the pharmacy brands Vichy, La Roche-Posay, SkinCeuticals and Roger & Gallet as Division Sales Manager at L’Oréal Germany in Düsseldorf.
Olaf Schepers is part of the management team of the watch and jewelry retailer Christ and, in addition to sales, is responsible for the development of new brands and product ranges. He has extensive retail experience in the functions of purchasing and sales. Previously, he was responsible for German purchasing as Managing Director at Parfümerie Douglas. In this role, he played a key role in driving the company’s product range development and supplier management. From 2008 to 2014, Schepers led the Beauty, Accessories and Toys divisions at Galeria Kaufhof as Purchasing Manager.
Delphine Mousseau is an expert in retail and e-commerce and has been working in the fashion industry for over 20 years. On her way through the retail world, she worked as Director E-Commerce Europe at Tommy Hilfiger and as Vice President Markets at Zalando, among others. In addition to her work as a Flaconi Advisory Board member, she also works as an Independent Director for the French retail group Fnac Darty and as a speaker and consultant.
Flaconi is the largest online pure player for beauty products in Germany. The online store’s comprehensive portfolio consists of over 720 international brands and 45,000 products. With the categories perfume, care, make-up, hair care and accessories Flaconi covers, from drugstore to natural cosmetics to premium, all product segments. Flaconi was founded in 2011 and employs over 450 people at its headquarters in Berlin-Charlottenburg and its logistics center on the outskirts of Berlin. With the Flaconi Concept Store in the historic Tuteur Haus in Berlin-Mitte, Flaconi is also represented in stationary retail and offers its customers a select range of niche and premium brands as well as an integrated hair salon. The online store has won numerous awards and is represented not only in Germany but also in Austria and Poland.