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July 1, 2014

Board of Directors names chairman, welcomes new six members.

Independent Cosmetics Manufacturers and Distributors (ICMAD) named co-founder of Clarisonic, Robb Akridge, PhD, as the new Chairman of the Board and welcomed six new members to the prestigious ICMAD Board of Directors.
A previous member of the ICMAD Board of Directors, Dr. Akridge now offers ICMAD and all its members his leadership as Chairman of the Board.
Joining the ICMAD Board of Directors are six new noteworthy members from beauty entrepreneurs to skin care executives. New member Susan Goldsberry is the president and CEO of Benchmark Cosmetic Laboratories, where she works with today’s top brands to provide cutting-edge research as well as specialized product development. Also joining the board is Shawn Tavakoli, founder and CEO of The Beauty Collection, a growing prestige beauty retailer; as well as Terry Schatz, COO of leading professional skin care line BioElements.
Colleen Pierce offers ICMAD members over 35 years of sales management experience with prestige beauty and advanced skin care brands. The ICMAD Board of Directors also welcomes Ada Polla, co-creator of Swiss-based skin care line Alchimie Forever, and Mary S. Ptak, Tradeshow Division Manager at Masterpiece International Ltd. 
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