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L’Oréal Paris USA president Karen Fondu to retire

L’Oréal Paris USA president Karen Fondu to retire

NEW YORK — Karen Fondu, president of L’Oréal Paris USA, plans to retire at the end of 2016 after 37 years with the beauty care company. L’Oréal said Tuesday that Ikdeep Singh, president of the consumer products division of L’Oréal Canada, take over from Fondu as general manager for L’Oréal Paris USA. Singh will report

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