Dr. Clotilde Cheignon, R&D Director for New Product Development at GSK Consumer Health was just recently selected as Top R&D Director of the Year by the International Association of Top Professionals (IAOTP) for her outstanding leadership and dedication to the Cosmetic Science and OTC Industries.
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With having over 2 decades of professional experience as a seasoned and trusted Research and Development Director, Clotilde has certainly proven herself as an extraordinary professional and expert in the field. She is a dynamic, results-driven leader who has demonstrated success not only as a Director, but in every scientific position, she has held throughout her career. Clotilde is fluent in English, French and German. Her impressive repertoire of prior roles has included: Formulation Scientist at L’Oréal where she started her career, in France, and Formulation Scientist for ISP, located in the UK. She has also had the honor of working on FMCG on a global scale, as a Senior Formulation Associate at RB (Reckitt Benckiser).” Clotilde is consumer focused and passionate about people and their safety.
Clotilde’s skilled areas of expertise include Research and Development, Product Development, Product Launch and Innovation, Product and Project Management, Technology Transfer, Business Planning, Continuity and Strategy, Risk and Resource Management and Assessment and Budgeting. She works with the Pharmaceutical Industry and Beauty Industry to create OTC Products as well as Personal Care Products.
Before embarking on her professional career path, Clotilde attended the University of Pharmacy in Nantes where she received a Bachelor degree in Cosmetology, a Master degree in a Cosmetics and PhD of Cosmetic Science. Stephanie Cirami, President of IAOTP stated, “Choosing Clotilde for this honor was an easy decision for our panel to make. She is creative, has tremendous foresight and has proven to be consumer orientated. We are looking forward to meeting her at the Annual Awards Gala being held at the Plaza Hotel in New York City later this year.”
Throughout her illustrious career, Clotilde has received numerous awards, accolades and has been recognized worldwide for her outstanding leadership and commitment to the profession. This year she will be considered to be featured in TIP (Top Industry Professional) Magazine and was chosen as Top R&D Director of the Year by the International Association of Top Professionals (IAOTP). For 2021 she will be considered for IAOTP’s Empowered Woman Award.
Aside from her successful career, Clotilde has contributed to numerous articles and journals and led various research efforts. Currently, she is a lead in the New Product Development group that delivers topical pain relief products to consumers for GSK (GlaxoSmithKline).
Looking back, Clotilde attributes her success to her passion for research, mentors she has had the honor of working alongside and remaining innovative within her roles. In the future, she hopes to continue her research as a Scientist and inspire others to pursue a career in this field.
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