Dr Mavon has spent 20 years in the cosmetics industry and joined Oriflame in 2009. Previous to his appointment to Oriflame, he worked for 12 years at Pierre Fabre Dermo-Cosmetique, Toulouse France With an in-depth knowledge of skin physiology and expertise in skin delivery and metabolism, he is currently focused on understanding and combatting the signs of ageing both at consumer and molecular level. He is heading a research team focusing into discovery of innovative anti-ageing active technologies from natural sources, including plant stem cells. He has published more than 50 scientific publications and is the holder of several patents. Dr Mavon earned a master’s degree in Biochemistry and a doctorate degree from the Department of Dermatology at the University Hospital of Besancon, France, under the Direction of Pr P.Agache.