Elizabeth Arden: hired JuE Wong as president, Elizabeth Arden Brand, effective Aug. 3, 2015. A seasoned professional within the beauty industry, Wong was previously CEO of StriVectin and Astral Brands and also held several leadership positions for br… Read More »
Macadamia Professional: appointed Stephenie Staton as global director of channel marketing. She is responsible for leading the strategy and execution of all channel marketing activities including promotions, sales support materials, presentations and… Read More »
Lumene: tapped Michel Dallemagne to serve as CEO. He will be responsible for accelerating the growth of the business internationally, building on the solid foundation, achieved to date under the leadership of Tapio Pajuharju and the management team.… Read More »
Norman Appel, vice president of Bell’s fragrance manufacturing facility in Middletown, NY, passed away on June 2. He worked for Bell Flavors & Fragrances for 32 years and dedicated his work to improving Bell’s fragrance business.
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Ashland Specialty Ingredients has signed a definitive agreement to purchase the Zeta Fraction technology from AkzoNobel, a deal that broadens Ashland’s portfolio in the personal care, pharmaceutical, food and beverage, and agriculture markets.… Read More »
Princeton Consumer Research (PCR) will expand its North American operations with a newly constructed, state of the art, consumer research facility opening in St. Petersburg, FL late this year.
Following the success of the Princeton facility, PCR has… 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 »
The Eastern European division of Nordmann, Rassmann Group has been appointed as the sole distributor for DSM’s full personal care product portfolio in Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Hungary, Macedonia, Romania, Serbia and Slovakia
The Nordmann, Ras… Read More »
The Personal Care Products Council applauded Congressional passage of Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) legislation.
“We now look forward to continued progress and finalization of the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) and Trans-Atlantic Trad… Read More »
FRANCE: AmorePacific Corporation and Parfums Christian Dior have signed a MOU in which AmorePacific will offer its “cushion” technology to Parfums Christian Dior.
The two global cosmetics companies said they expect that this newfound str… Read More »
CHINA/JAPAN/S.KOREA: At-home beauty device firms have found a home in Asia, according to Kline’s new report, Beauty Devices: Global Market Analysis and Opportunities. Asia’s sales growth for the beauty devices market outpaces the US and E… Read More »
Siempre Beauty III: Latinas and Social Media—a recent study which examines the role social media plays in beauty purchasing decisions among Latinas—has found that Latinas continue to outspend their general market counterparts across the b… Read More »
The recently published Ingredients for Household, Industrial, and Institutional Cleaning Applications report by international market research and management consulting firm Kline finds that some country markets are increasing at double-digit rates du… 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: $860 million
Key Personnel: Xie Wenjian, chairman.
Major Products: Liushen, Maxam, Jia An, Shanghai Viv, Herborist, Chinfie and GF.
Comments: Shanghai Jahwa United Co. Ltd. is China’s largest domestically-owned… 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, Cusson Ba… 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, cosmetics,… 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 and cosm… Read More »
Sales: $2.8 billion
Key Personnel: Andrew Witty, chief executive officer; Roger Connor, president, global manufacturing and supply; Simon Dingemans, chief financial officer; David Redfern, chief strategy officer; Emma Walm… Read More »
Sales: $6.4 billion
Key Personnel: Masahiko Uotani, president and chief executive officer; Norio Tadakawa, chief financial officer; Ralph Ahrbeck, chief strategy officer and president, China region; Chikako Sekine, chief beaut… Read More »
Sales: $27.4 billion
Key Personnel: Jean-Paul Agon, chairman and chief executive officer; Laurent Attal, executive vice president, research and innovation; Nicolas Hieronimus, president, selective divisions; Barbara Lavernos, e… Read More »
Sales: $32.8 billion
Key Personnel: Michael Treschow, chairman; Paul Polman, chief executive officer; Jean-Marc Huët, chief financial officer; Douglas Baillie, chief human resources officer; David Blanchard, chie… Read More »
What happens when you remove typical business constraints and let one of the industry’s leading chemists loose to formulate the best anti-aging product? Skyler Brand Ventures knows the answer.
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