Originally from Venezuela, Dan Bethelmy-Rada relocated to the US with his family at the tender age of 5 years. He later settled in Washington, D.C. Mr. Bethelmy-Rada joined a student exchange program facilitated by the American Field Service. He also participated in various charitable initiatives where he tutored in an orphanage. He also volunteered with elderly residents in a senior home. A year into the program, Bethelmy-Rada graduated.
Prior to joining the workforce, Dan Bethelmy-Rada spent about six years studying French for hours. He later moved to France and joined a leading cosmetics company. The experienced business professional looks back at that time and the experience he garnered in a foreign state, working on learning its native language as well as culture and forming a social bond with various people.
When he turned 17 years old, Dan Bethelmy-Rada delved on a self-discovery path. He traveled to the US and Venezuela. Bethelmy-Rada enrolled at Paris XIII University and focused on Applied Languages. He also studied economics. For about two years, he continued his studies at Paris I Sorbonne Pantheon where he pursued International Business and earned his degree. Mr. Bethelmy-Rada attended ESSEC Business School for International Business. He landed a couple of internships at different prestigious companies, thereby gaining access to the real workforce. Bethelmy-Rada has since worked for Renault, a prestigious automobile firm in France, the embassy of Venezuela, and Lascad, one of L’Oreal’s cosmetics distribution firms. Bethelmy-Rada eventually joined L’Oreal Paris as a full-time employee.
In 2015, Bethelmy-Rada joined L’Oreal’s Garnier as the Director. He oversaw various creative projects in the products division. He also led in the product development of Fructis. Bethelmy-Rada was in charge of everything, including the process, idea creation, conception, packing, and distribution. Under his directive, L’Oreal gave life to its Oil Repair line. Today, it’s a pillar of trusted hair care products. Bethelmy-Rada finally delved into skin care products. He also started developing new antibacterial products. In 2011, Bethelmy-Rada was appointed to serve as the VP of L’Oreal Paris. He spent about three years innovating, planning, and leading in digital marketing.