Mr. Franck Riboud has informed L’Oréal’s Board of Directors of his decision to end his tenure as Director.

The Board extended its thanks to Mr. Riboud for his contribution to its work, particularly in the field of strategic orientation.

During its meeting on Friday, November 30th 2007, the Board of Directors decided to co-opt as Director Mr Charles-Henri Filippi, Chairman of the Board HSBC France.

This appointment will be submitted for approval at the next Annual Shareholders’ Meeting of L’Oréal.

"This news release does not constitute an offer to sell, or a solicitation of an offer to buy L'Oréal shares. If you wish to obtain more comprehensive information about L'Oréal, please refer to the public documents registered in France with the Autorité des Marchés Financiers also available in English on our Internet site
This news release may contain some forward-looking statements. Although the Company considers that these statements are based on reasonable hypotheses at the date of publication of this release, they are by their nature subject to risks and uncertainties which could cause actual results to differ materially from those indicated or projected in these statements."

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