Swiss cosmetic multinational Galderma opens global training center in BCN

Swiss cosmetic multinational Galderma opens global training center in BCN

The Swiss dermatological multinational Galderma has set up a global training center in Barcelona, the only one of its kind in Europe.

Galderma is dedicated to injectable aesthetics, therapeutic dermatology and dermo-cosmetics.

Although it already had a presence in Spain with its offices in Madrid, from its headquarters in the Catalan capital it will support its global commercial teams aimed at expanding the company and making it an international leader.

The new training center will provide additional new capabilities and will seek to enhance the ability to support our growth trajectory, according to Flemming Ørnskov, CEO of Galderma.

The new global training center, unique in Europe

The offices will be located in the Eixample district, where they will support the company’s commercial, financial, human resources, legal, ICT and supply chain areas.

In addition, it will offer numerous career development opportunities, such as exposure to global, cross-functional projects and the opportunity to develop an international career.

In fact, Galderma has already started the recruitment process in the Catalan capital, with the aim of hiring some 50 workers by 2023.

The aim is that in the next few weeks the center, which has been supported by Acció, the agency for business competitiveness of the Department of Enterprise and Labor, will be up and running.

About Galderma

The dermo-cosmetics specialist company was founded in 1981. It was born as a joint venture between L’Oréal and Nestlé.

By 2014 when “Nestlé Skin Health” was born, Galderma became a wholly owned subsidiary of Nestlé.

Five years later, it was bought by a consortium of institutional investors led by the Swedish fund EQT.

The multinational is headquartered in Switzerland and has a workforce of more than 5,700 professionals.

It is present in more than 90 countries and its factories are located in Sweden, Canada, Brazil and France. More than 280 million units are produced there each year.

Among its most outstanding products (premium lines) are brands such as Cetaphil, Restylane, Differin, Epiduo, Sculptra and Loceryl. And they are highly recognized in the market because they are used to treat diseases such as rosacea, acne or keratosis.

With the opening of the new global training center in Barcelona, the company seeks to further position itself to capitalize on growing consumer demand in different geographic markets.

For his part, Roger Torrent, Minister of Business and Employment, said that Catalonia already has 1,300 companies dedicated to health and stressed that in this context, Galderma’s commitment to open this new center in Barcelona.

Life sciences and health in Catalonia represent 8.7% of the country’s GDP.