ILASA 2022

Nadia Petrolito, Global Legal Ops, L’OREAL (France)

Nadia Petrolito has been named Global Legal Operations Officer for the L’Oréal Group as of April 2021. In this role, she contributes to empower the global inhouse legal department by sourcing solutions and optimizing processes that can add a value and make it easier for legal to become a true strategic partner to the business. Before joining the Paris office, she was the Vice President, General Counsel, Chief Communications Officer, Ethics Correspondent & CSR Coordinator at L’Oréal Canada from 2014 to March 2021. In her role as VP, GC and CCO, Ms. Petrolito oversaw the Legal Affairs and Corporate Communications departments. She also led the Corporate Responsibility Program, L’Oréal for the Future, which is an important priority for L’Oréal Canada, as well as for the Group. Ms. Petrolito was part of the Group’s worldwide network of Ethics Correspondents for nearly 12 years, where the mandate was to support Country Managers in deploying L’Oréal’s Ethics Program. She was a member of several boards and has acted as mentor for employees at L’Oréal as well as for other women outside of the Group.