Sebastien PivetQA Director (Health & Beauty retail), and Group CSR Director at A.S. Watson Group

With over 21 years’ experience in Retail Quality Assurance, Sébastien is responsible for implementing and overseeing compliance programmes for manufacturers and products sold across the 25 health and beauty markets of A.S. Watson Group.

Sébastien heads dedicated Quality Assurance teams in 12 countries across Asia and Europe, responsible for ensuring that suppliers have good manufacturing and ethical practices in place, and to enforce product safety and quality controls at various steps, from new product development, manufacturing, distribution, to post-market surveillance.

Additionally, as an active member of the Group’s Global CSR Committee since 2010, Sebastien became Group CSR Director in 2014, on top of his role of Quality Assurance Director. Besides monitoring the Group’s performance against sustainability targets set by the Global CSR Committee, and ESG requirements from A.S. Watson Group‘s Holding company, CK Hutchison Holdings Limited, he initiated the launch of several responsible sourcing and environmental initiatives within the Group and with external manufacturers, and currently overseas on-going partnership programs with organisations such as amfori, the Roundtable for Sustainable Palm Oil, The New Plastic Economy, the Forest Stewardship Council , The Mekong Club and Drink Without Waste.