Kenji Calméjane joined Shiseido Group in 2014 to lead the company’s multi-brand expansion strategy in Asia travel retail.
An aspirational leader with a precise strategic vision, under his guidance Shiseido brands outgrew the Asia travel retail market by more than two times, with sales of Clé de Peau Beauté increasing by close to +85% in FY2015 and the travel retail exclusive Shiseido Ultimune 100ml becoming a bestseller since its launch.
As General Manager – Travel Retail Asia Pacific of Shiseido Travel Retail, Kenji aims to harness China’s travel boom to help Shiseido Group attain a top four ranking among the major beauty groups in travel retail.
Prior to joining Shiseido, Kenji spent a decade with L’Oréal Group, leading the growth of the Lancôme brand – from product development to marketing and strategy – in several managerial roles. A graduate from Sciences Po Paris with a Master in Finance & Strategy, he has five years of travel retail experience cultivating Lancôme in the channel across Asia.