A natural, energetic leader, Philippe Guerreau utilizes storytelling and his passion for the direct sales industry to inspire action that delivers significant financial results and operational efficiencies. His lasting success can be attributed to his organizational management skills and his executive ability to develop, implement, and influence best practices in the areas of sales, marketing, budgeting, purchasing, forecasting, and supply chain and inventory management.
As SeneGence’s President since March 2017, Philippe directs all functions to implement the Founder and CEO’s vision, drives all operational initiatives and priorities in all areas, and develops long-term domestic and international growth strategies. Prior to his current role, Philippe served on the SeneGence Advisory Board for over four years and provided strategic financial, operational, and marketing development support to the executive team during the company’s recent years of growth.
As a former Vice President at L’Oréal USA with over 10 years of experience in the beauty industry, Philippe oversaw finance for North American manufacturing operations, plant expansions, and manufacturing cost optimization projects. Other strategic management positions he held at L’Oréal include demand planning, stock strategy, product development, credit, and long-term supply of finished goods.
Philippe holds dual citizenship in the U.S. and France, and his robust international experience has led him to conduct business with employees across six continents and in 35 countries. With previous CFO, Business Development, and CEO roles in a range of industries, including construction, building distribution, industrial engineering, and metal-cutting aerospace, Philippe has contributed forward-thinking industrial solutions that anticipate client needs in terms of profitability, safety, and compliance with environmental standards.
His experience with direct selling goes back to age 11, when he launched his very own direct sales lavender company that provided enough success to help fund his college education. Philippe has a master’s in Management from the Ecole Superieure de Commerce de Paris (ESCP) and a BSBA in International Economics from the University of Arkansas.