Olivier Faujour

Vice President; President, Dairy Strategic Brand Unit

  • Education

    Lycée Hoche, Versailles
    ESCP Europe Graduate School
  • Boards

    Yoplait Joint Venture with Sodiaal

Olivier Faujour oversees the global yogurt and ice cream business outside the United States. He has strategic and operating responsibility.

He joined General Mills in November 2010 as a vice president and managing director of General Mills France, Benelux and Southern Europe. He led the development of Häagen-Dazs, Old El Paso and Green Giant, during which General Mills was the fastest-growing company in the consumer goods industry in France.

Prior to joining General Mills, Faujour worked for seven years for Danone, where he held various leadership positions at global and national levels. He was responsible for accelerating growth of Danone fresh dairy products for kids through product and marketing innovation. He also participated in the expansion of Danone in China, and founded Danone commercial and industrial operations in South Korea.

Before that, he worked for 12 years for Procter & Gamble, where he assumed various marketing roles in the European and Latin America regions. His last position at P&G was a marketing director in Brazil.