Sumita Banerjee

Senior Vice President, Americas Zone, Talent Acquisition, L'Oréal

Sumita Banerjee is the Senior Vice President of Talent Acquisition for L’Oreal Americas, a subsidiary of L’Oreal, the world’s largest beauty company. She is responsible for the recruitment and hiring of external talents across the Americas zone.

Prior to her appointment as Americas SVP, Banerjee served as Vice President for the U.S. group. She developed and championed this function for L’Oreal USA and was instrumental in shifting strategies to professionalize direct sourcing of top talents across diverse, entrepreneurial backgrounds and industries. She and her team have achieved excellent talent results across both experienced hires and campus recruiting in Marketing, Sales, E-Commerce, Engineering, Creative, Finance, Manufacturing, Supply Chain and Research & Innovation. Since 2010, over 2,000 new talents have been hired into the company under her leadership.

Banerjee joined L’Oréal USA in 2000 as a manager of Package Development. She held various positions in Development with increasing responsibility across our portfolio of brands in the Consumer and Professional Products Divisions, and in 2006 she became Vice President for Maybelline New York-Garnier. In this role Banerjee led a strong global team responsible for New Product Launch Management and ongoing product/package improvement for both brands.

Prior to joining L’Oréal, Banerjee worked for Colgate-Palmolive, Estee Lauder and Bristol-Myers Squibb Worldwide BeautyCare. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Packaging Engineering from Rutgers University.

Banerjee is passionate about sharing her positive cross-functional career experiences and risk-taking approach to business. She has a keen focus on developing future leaders to drive innovation and strategic growth across the L’Oreal business globally. Her warm, effusive spirit is inspiring to everyone who meets her.

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