Cristina Scocchia

Independent Director

Cristina Scocchia

Cristina Scocchia is Chief Executive Officer and member of the Board of Directors of Illycaffè. 

After graduating with full marks in Management of International Firms at Luigi Bocconi University, she completed a PhD in Business Administration at the University of Torino.

Cristina Scocchia started her career at Procter & Gamble, where since 1997 she held positions of increasing responsibility working on mature and emerging markets until she was appointed in September 2012 as Cosmetics International Operations Division leader, with the responsibility of supervising the brands in her portfolio in over 70 countries throughout the world.

From 2014 to 2017, Cristina Scocchia served as Chief Executive Officer of L’Oréal Italia and she led the return to growth of the company in a challenging economic environment.

From 2016 to 2017 she also acted as Chairwoman of the same company. From July 2017 to December 2021 she has acted as Chief Executive Officer of Kiko, a leading make-up Company present in 45 markets, that she has led to a successful turnaround thanks to a business plan based on product innovation, digital transformation and geographical expansion in Asia and the Middle East.

In June 2019 she was awarded the Légion d'honneur.

Cristina Scocchia is member of the Audit and Risk Committee of EssilorLuxottica.

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