Gerard Butler is new face of L`Oreal

Updated: Jul 31, 2010, 14:43 PM IST

London: Gerard Butler has been signed on as the new spokesperson for L`Oreal Paris Men`s Expert and the actor says he is "excited" about the partnership.

"I`m excited to be working with L`Oreal Paris. I have always liked the quality and innovation of their products," Butler was quoted as saying by

The 40-year-old Scottish star will front advertising campaigns across the world for the brand, though they will not be seen in the US.

Patrick Dempsey was previously the face of L`Oreal Paris Men`s Expert while Beyonce Knowles and Diane Kruger are among the beauties who fronted campaigns for the firm`s women`s products.