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Margaret Johnston-Clarke

Global Chief Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Officer

L’Oréal Groupe

Margaret Johnston-Clarke is a French-American Yale graduate with more than 30 years of experience in Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, Corporate Social Responsibility, Philanthropy, Branding and Communications. Since 2017, she is Global Chief Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Officer for the L’Oréal Groupe. 

Margaret has spent more than half of her career at L’Oréal in key positions including Deputy General Manager of the Fondation L’Oréal and Head of Brand Communications at Lancôme and Garnier. She spent five years at LVMH as Head of Image and Integrated Communications for Moët & Chandon, and over six years at the non-profit Fondation Agir Contre l’Exclusion (FACE) where she ran several educational programs in inner cities. 

Margaret lives in Paris, France and is married to an American artist with whom she has three children. She has been awarded Chevalier de l’Ordre National du Mérite (National Order of Merit) and received the 2019 Woman Economic Empowerment Award from the Global Invest Sustainable AGEFI Awards. She is also a member of the Conseil de la Mixité et de l’Egalité Professionnelle dans l’Industrie since March 2019. 

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