Created in 2000, the Professional Association Cosmed was created out of a desire for SMEs to be represented and heard by the French and European authorities in charge of the cosmetics industry.
Subsequently, many services with shared costs have been developed with a single goal: Support SMEs at all stages of their development.
COSMED has 780 member companies bringing together all trades from the sector: own brands mainly, but also suppliers, manufacturers, expert laboratories, etc.
90% of which are SMEs, COSMED is now considered as an essential player in the cosmetics industry.
- A Board of Directors comprising 14 directors elected by the Shareholders' Meeting.
- An Executive Board, comprising the Chairman, the Vice Chairman, the Treasurer and the Deputy General Secretary.
- A team of 10 permanent members of staff.
- 5 regional offices.