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STATEMENT: Puig expands its headquarters in Barcelona with the opening of its second tower

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STATEMENT: Puig expands its headquarters in Barcelona with the opening of its second tower

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The new building stands out for its unique design, its unique personality and its advanced sustainability features

The new tower, located next to the current one in the Plaza Europa business area, will house the Operations Hub that will incorporate an Innovation Center

The official opening of the new building will take place in the first quarter of 2024

Barcelona, ​​November 6, 2023.- Puig, a global leader in the beauty and fashion industry based in Barcelona, ​​has expanded its headquarters in Barcelona with the opening of a second building next to the existing one: the complex will now have , therefore, with the Torre Puig-T1 and the new Torre Puig-T2. The new building is located at Plaza Europa 34 in l'Hospitalet de Llobregat, halfway between Barcelona's Josep Tarradellas-El Prat airport and the city center, an area that has established itself as one of the economic drivers of the area. metropolitan.

The new tower has been designed by the prestigious architecture studio GCA Architects and has a unique design that highlights a glass surface and a dynamic volume composed of four superimposed cubes. This unique structure generates several terraces from which visitors and employees can enjoy a panoramic view of the modern urban skyline that surrounds the building. The tower, with an area of ​​more than 21,000 square meters, has 20 floors, six smart elevators and three parking floors with charging stations for electric vehicles. Its versatile interior design also offers diverse space solutions and cutting-edge technologies, to provide dynamic and collaborative work environments that foster creativity and innovation in today's hybrid employee work model. Its exceptional sustainability features underpin energy efficiency of the building and make it possible to offset the environmental footprint of its construction process. For example, the property has its own solar thermal and photovoltaic energy production systems, capable of offsetting 25% of the building's operational carbon footprint. All waste generated during its construction has been sent to authorized management plants for treatment and recovery, so no waste has reached the landfill. Thus, the company takes another step towards achieving its circular economy objectives.

The building has also received LEED Gold certification with a score of 71/100, which was awarded following an environmental impact assessment in terms of site sustainability, water and energy efficiency, use of renewable energy, facility maintenance and environmental quality. inside.

The Puig-T2 Tower will provide ample space to accommodate the company's growing workforce, which includes around 485 employees of the Operations Hub and its Innovation Center. It has laboratories equipped with the latest technology to facilitate innovation in the creation of new products. The Puig-T1 Tower already houses around 500 employees from the Corporate Office, the central offices and support functions, the brand teams and the perfume center, as well as those who work in the Spanish market.

"With this new addition, we double the surface area of ​​our headquarters as a symbol of our growth and global momentum, while reaffirming our values ​​and commitments to sustainability and maintaining our roots in the city where we were born in 1914. We are very proud to achieve this milestone in the history of our company", declared Marc Puig, Executive President of Puig. "Our operations teams have just begun a phased relocation that will last until the end of the year to ensure a smooth and comfortable transition for our employees," he added.

The official inauguration of the new Puig-T2 Tower will take place in the first quarter of 2024.

About Puig

Puig is a home of highly desired brands, within a family business, that promote well-being, confidence and self-expression, as well as leaving a better world. Since 1914, our entrepreneurial spirit, our creativity and our passion for innovation have positioned us as a relevant player in the field of beauty and fashion. Our house of Love Brands, present in the categories of fragrances and fashion, makeup and dermocosmetics, generates bond and commitment through the magnificent stories it tells, which connect with people's emotions and is strengthened by a powerful ecosystem of founders .

Puig's portfolio includes our brands Carolina Herrera, Rabanne, Jean Paul Gaultier, Dries Van Noten, Nina Ricci, Byredo, Penhaligon's, L'Artisan Parfumeur, Kama Ayurveda, Loto del Sur, Charlotte Tilbury, Uriage and Apivita, as well as licenses Comme des Garçons Parfums, Christian Louboutin, Benetton, Banderas perfumes, Adolfo Dominguez, among others.

At Puig we defend the values ​​and principles established by three generations of family leadership. We currently continue to build on this legacy through a strong commitment to our ESG (environmental, social and corporate governance) Agenda, aligned with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

In 2022 Puig recorded sales of €3,620 M. Puig sells its products in more than 150 countries and has its own offices in 30 of them.

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