Nicolas Geiger

Group Business Development Executive, Americas

L'Occitane Group

Nicolas GEIGER is the brand director for the L’Occitane au Bresil brand and is also Group Business Development Executive based in New York working on synergies and ways to operate for the 8 brands of the group in the Americas.

Prior to that Nicolas was the President for L’OCCITANE GROUP in Japan for 5 years. He first joined the company as a Marketing Director in Brasil, and was then 3 years later promoted General Manager of the subsidiary for 3 more years before leaving for Japan.

Before joining the L’OCCITANE GROUP, Nicolas started his career on the Teach First program (a spin-off of the Teach for America program in the UK), teaching mathematics for two years in a challenging schools school in North East London. After two years, he decided to go back to business life and joined Angel des Montagnes, a small decoration company based in Geneva that he contributed to develop in France, Switzerland, Holland and Japan, to enter then the INSEAD MBA program.

In addition to his MBA from INSEAD and a certification in Business Sustainability Management from Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership, Nicolas also holds a degree in Engineering Economics and Management from Oxford University and a Qualified Teacher Status for mathematics in the UK.