DS Healthcare: appointed Manuel Gonzalez, a former vice president of sales for the Procter & Gamble Company, as its chief commercial officer.
According to DS Healthcare, in his role at P&G, Gonzalez was responsible for managing an organizati… Read More »
Skin care maker DS Healthcare Group of Pompano Beach, FL, will acquire WR Group, a $50 million maker of personal care products, including supplements, baby care, oral care and pet care products.
The deal includes $35 million in cash and $2.5 million… Read More »
Ecolab Inc. says it will acquire the US operations of Charlotte, NC-based Swisher Hygiene Inc. for approximately $40 million in cash.
Swisher Hygiene provides hygiene and sanitizing solutions for the food service, hospitality, retail and health care… Read More »
For the fourth quarter in a row, Colgate-Palmolive reported a decline in sales. In Q2, sales dropped 6.5% to $4.1 billion. Still, global unit volume grew 3.0% and pricing increased 2.5%, but foreign exchange was negative 12.0%. Operating profit decre… Read More »
UK celebrity hairstylist Tara Smith’s eponymous line of hair care products is now on HSN.
“We are thrilled to welcome renowned UK celebrity hairstylist Tara Smith as she journeys ‘across the pond’ for the US launch of her awa… Read More »
Essential oil has been frequently talked about as a key component of China’s personal care market. By definition, an essential oil is “essential” in the sense that it contains the characteristic fragrance of the plant from which it… Read More »
Today’s surfactants are first and foremost efficacious, say industry suppliers,
but there are a wide range of attributes that must be included in order for this raw material to find its way into a finished product. A list of new surfactants for household and personal product formulations can be found on p. 86. Read More »
The global organic personal care products market is expected to expand at a strong CAGR of 9.3% between 2014 and 2020, according to a report from Transparency Market Research.
In 2013, the global organic personal care products market was estimated a… Read More »
Yes To Inc.: tapped Ingrid Jackel as chief executive officer. In her new role, Jackel will oversee Yes To’s further expansion of North American and international distribution, and work closely with the management team to further strengthen the… Read More »
TKL Research: welcomed Jeffrey Bagshaw as vice president of global business development for its clinical trials division. Bagshaw will be responsible for leading strategic corporate and business development efforts internationally.
Bagshaw previousl… Read More »
Suki: added natural cosmetics veteran Curt Valva to the team as general manager and senior vice president of sales. The move follows a 15-year term at Aubrey Organics, where he served as president, chief operating officer and general manager with 17… Read More »
Colgate-Palmolive Company: elected John P. Bilbrey, president and chief executive officer of The Hershey Company, to the board of directors. Prior to joining Hershey in 2003, Bilbrey served as executive vice president, sales at Mission Foods and as p… Read More »
Angus Chemical Company: appointed Scott Hinkle as chief financial officer. He brings more than two decades of financial leadership experience in the chemicals and manufacturing industries, including prior roles at Ecolab and General Electric.
Prior… Read More »
The US chemical industry is the global leader in production, providing more than 15% of the world’s chemicals and representing 14% of all US exports. It is also one of America’s largest manufacturing industries, an $801 billion enterprise… Read More »
Despite high interest in natural and organic cosmetic products by European consumers, the market is highly fragmented with very few brands having a strong presence throughout the region. The main issue is in the definition; natural is a very loose te… Read More »
Sales: $856 million
Key Personnel: Fernando Belmont, founder; Janine Belmont Dauelsberg, chief executive officer.
Major Products: Skin care, fragrances and color cosmetics.
New Products: Rímel Crece Extreme masca… Read More »
Sales: $1.0 billion
Key Personnel: Joseph Nissim, founder; Soly Benveniste, chief executive officer.
Major Products: Beauty—Collistar makeup and skin treatments, tanning products, hair care and men&rs… Read More »
Sales: $1.2 billion
Key Personnel: Iain Napier, chairman; Rik De Vos, chief executive officer; Chris Smith, chief finance officer.
Major Products: Household and personal care.
Comments: McBride is the No. 1… Read More »
Sales: $1.2 billion
Key Personnel: Reinold Geiger, chairman and chief executive officer; André Hoffmann, executive director and managing director, Asia-Pacific; Domenico Trizio, executive director and chief operat… Read More »
Sales: $1.4 billion
Key Personnel: Alex Kanellis, group chief executive; Brandon Leigh, chief financial officer; Chris Davis, chief operating officer
Major Products: Brands include Imperial Leather, Carex, Cus… Read More »
Sales: $1.4 billion
Key Personnel: Pierre-Yves Revol, president of Pierre Fabre Foundation and vice chairman Pierre Fabre S.A. Supervisory Board; Eric Ducournau, chief executive officer, dermo-cosmetics division;… Read More »
Sales: $1.4 billion
Key Personnel: Eduardo Belmont, founder and chief executive officer; Pedro Malo, chief financial officer.
Major Products: Beauty Red by Esika and Oh Red by Cyzone fragrances; L’Bel Lederm skin ca… Read More »
Sales: $1.6 billion
Key Personnel: Satoshi Suzuki, president and chief executive officer; Naoki Kume, director and vice president, finance; Yutaka Den, chief global business officer.
Major Products: Skin care, cosm… Read More »
Sales: $1.7 billion
Key Personnel: Miguel Krigsner, founder and chairman; Artur Grynbaum, chief executive officer; Fernando Modé, vice president, corporative; Lia Azevedo, vice president, organizational and hum… Read More »
Sales: $1.8 billion
Key Personnel: Christine Courtin-Clarins, president of the supervisory board; Olivier Courtin-Clarins, managing director; Philip Shearer, chief executive officer.
Major Products: Clarins skin care an… Read More »
Sales: $2.3 billion
Key Personnel: Bris Rocher, chairman and chief executive officer.
Major Products: Skin care and cosmetics sold under seven brands—Yves Rocher, Stanhome, Dr. Pierre Ricaud, Daniel Jouv… Read More »
Sales: $2.7 billion
Key Personnel: Antônio Luiz da Cunha Seabra, founder and board member; Pedro Luiz Barreiros Passos, chairman and co-founder; Roberto Oliveira de Lima, chief executive officer; José Roberto L… Read More »