Laurent Droin

managing director, Eurazeo

Laurent Droin is managing director of Eurazeo. Laurent Droin has a strong consumer and retail expertise, having worked for 20 years in the industry in both corporate and advisory roles. Before joining Eurazeo, he spent 10 years at BNP Paribas, most recently based in New York as a managing director covering consumer deals, focusing on beauty, personal care, and apparel (Le Labo, Frederic Malle, Too Faced). Previously, Laurent spent nine years at Danone in various strategic and operational roles. He was notably in charge of the merger of the biscuit operations of Danone in Argentina, Brazil and Chile with Arcor (the leading food manufacturer in the Southern Cone).

He holds a master’s degree in Finance from ESCP Europe and is proficient in French, English and Spanish.