Personnel

  • Clarins: Philip Shearer

    June 23, 2008
    Clarins: has named industry veteran Philip Shearer as the new president of its executive board. He replaces Christian Courtin-Clarins, who becomes president of the supervisory board. Mr. Shearer joined Clarins last month as executive vice president.…


  • SkinMedica: Mary M. Fisher

    June 23, 2008
    SkinMedica: has appointed Mary M. Fisher as chief executive officer. Ms. Fisher was previously chief operating officer at Acorda Therapeutics, a biotechnology company focused on developing products for the treatment of central nervous system disorde…


  • Univar: John Phillpotts

    June 23, 2008
    Univar: announced that John Phillpotts, president of Univar Europe, will be leaving the company after a 40-year career with Univar and its predecessors. John McKenzie, Univar Europe vice president, marketing and commercial, has been named acting pre…


  • Murad: Lori Jacobus

    June 23, 2008
    Murad: appointed Lori Jacobus as the company’s new vice president of global marketing. According to the company, Ms. Jacobus will take a pivotal lead in driving brand growth and equity through strategic global marketing initiatives, identifyin…


  • Zirh: Christine White

    June 23, 2008
    Zirh: announced the appointment of Christine White to the role of public relations manager. Ms. White will be responsible for the development and execution of all public relations initiatives to support Zirh’s strategic business plan, as well…


  • Alterna: Jay Morris

    June 23, 2008
    Alterna: appointed Jay Morris as executive vice president of global sales. Reporting to Mr. Morris will be Teresa Smith, vice president of sales, and Emmanuelle Mather, sales and marketing director for Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. Prior to j…


  • CND: Heike Ahlers

    June 23, 2008
    CND: welcomed Heike Ahlers to its international division as regional sales manager for Eastern Europe and Scandinavia. Ms. Ahlers joins CND with over 12 years of experience in the beauty and fashion industries and knowledge of international sales, m…


  • Gemini Cosmetics: Jonathon D. Needham

    June 23, 2008
    Gemini Cosmetics: announced the appointment of Jonathon D. Needham, a 29-year beauty industry veteran, to the position of vice president of operations and logistics. Most recently, Mr. Needham was senior vice president of Operations North America…


  • King of Shaves: Diane Wood

    June 23, 2008
    King of Shaves: introduced its first master barber, Diane Wood. The daughter of Adrian Wood, owner of barbershop Paul Mole of New York City, she received her master barber license from Atlas Barber School in New York.…


  • Arch Expands Personal Care Team

    June 2, 2008
    Arch Expands Personal Care Team


  • BASF Completes Its Personal Care Team

    May 1, 2008
    BASF Completes Its Personal Care Team


  • Rovi Cosmetics International: Birgit Gertchen-Ohligsclager

    April 3, 2008
    Rovi Cosmetics International: Birgit Gertchen-Ohligschläger has been appointed sales director. Mrs. Gertchen-Ohligschläger is well acquainted with carrier systems and the demands of the global cosmetic markets. With her support, Rovi Cosme…


  • Inolex Chemical Company: Martina Heldermann

    April 3, 2008
    Inolex Chemical Company: Appointed Martina Heldermann as European sales manager. Ms. Heldermann will be establishing Inolex’s new Berlin sales office, and will be responsible for all sales and marketing efforts in the European and surrounding…


  • DKSH North America: Chris Lesko

    April 3, 2008
    DKSH North America: Appointed Chris Lesko to account manager, west coast region. Mr. Lesko comes to DKSH with solid sales experience and a strong background in personal care. Most recently he was at Noveon Consumer Products, Lubrizol Advanced Materi…


  • Pravana: Karen Johnson

    April 3, 2008
    Pravana: Named Karen Johnson vice president of education. She will direct the company’s education programs for stylists and professional store managers. During her tenure at Pravana, Ms. Johnson has had increasing levels of responsibility as a…