Ms. Purcell has served as Chief Transformation Officer, North America of L’Oréal USA, a division of L’Oréal S.A., the world’s largest cosmetics company, since 2022. Prior to that, she served as Chief Operations Officer, North America of L’Oréal USA from 2020 to 2022, as Senior Vice President, Head of Supply Chain, North America of L’Oréal USA from 2017 to 2020 and as Vice President, Supply Chain, Americas of L’Oréal USA from 2016 to 2017. Before joining L’Oréal USA, Ms. Purcell was with The Procter & Gamble Company, a consumer products company, for more than 20 years during which time she held a series of progressively responsible global leadership roles, including Director, Global Packaging & Design Purchases from 2013 to 2015, Director, New Business Creation from 2012 to 2013, and Director, North America Product Supply Operations from 2009 to 2012. Prior to her tenure with The Procter & Gamble Company, Ms. Purcell was with PepsiCo, Inc. and General Motors Company.
Ms. Purcell brings to the Board extensive expertise in the areas of manufacturing, supply chain, purchases, packaging and development, which she has gained through her more than 30 years of experience in the cosmetics, consumer products, beverage and automotive industries. Her experience in omni-channel leadership also provides the Board with critical insights. In addition, Ms. Purcell’s interests in sustainability and diversity, equity and inclusion are also valuable to the Board.