Azelis strengthens its presence in the personal care industry in Malaysia through a new distribution agreement with Gattefossé

8 December 2020

Azelis is delighted to announce its new distribution partnership with Gattefossé, a leading provider of specialty ingredients and formulation solutions for the beauty and health care industries. Effective January 1st 2021, Azelis distributes in Malaysia the complete product range of Gattefossé for Personal Care.


Highlights & rationale

  • Gattefossé’s portfolio includes natural actives, extracts and texturizing solutions for Personal Care.
  • Azelis distributes Gattefossé’s complete product range for Personal Care in Malaysia.
  • This new range reinforces Azelis’ product offering in Malaysia. 
  • This latest extension builds upon a successful distribution partnership between Gattefossé and Azelis in many countries in EMEA.
  • This agreement underlines Azelis’ commitment to organically grow with its key partners in Asia Pacific.

Gattefossé, a privately-owned French company founded in 1880, specializes in combining science with nature to design, develop and manufacture innovative specialty ingredients and formulation solutions for the personal care industry. Celebrating this year their 140th anniversary, Gattefossé has built an extensive expertise in two complementary fields: oleo-chemistry and plant extraction. This know-how enables them to meet the latest market trends in both natural performing actives and functional excipients, recognized for their sensorial benefits.


Jacqueline Hoe, Asia Pacific Business Development Manager Personal Care at Azelis, comments:

“This new partnership will allow us to offer innovative ingredients in the personal care industry in Malaysia. Gattefossé’s range brings the best of science and nature to develop advanced solutions in line with the market demand, but also with the protection of our planet, a great combination for success! Azelis’ commitment to growth and dedicated organization for Personal Care, coupled with technical and market expertise, proved crucial for Gattefossé’s decision to entrust us with the distribution of their specialty portfolio.”


Nicholas Mun, Regional Sales Manager Personal Care at Gattefossé Asia Pacific, comments:

Azelis’ technical expertise and market-know how made them our partner of choice in Malaysia. Our product range requires focus on innovation and science to offer the right solutions to our customers. We are confident that thanks to our strong collaboration with Azelis, we will be able to serve Gattefossé’s customers even better for future business growth. In addition, Azelis’ business ethic and compliance, financial stability, and transparent business practices comforted us in our decision.”


Azelis has significantly grown in Asia Pacific during the last five years, establishing presence in 11 countries and opening more than 20 laboratories. With 19 personal care application labs across the world, Azelis’ focus and dedication clearly lies in being an innovative partner to all customers and principals. This vision of creating innovation through formulation has brought Azelis great recognition on the market, and the Personal Care team no less than twelve innovation awards in the past six years.