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The Personal Care Products Council promoted Lisa Powers to executive vice president

March 5, 2014

The Personal Care Products Council: promoted Lisa Powers to executive vice president (EVP) for public affairs and communications, the organization’s top communications position.

Powers oversees the development and execution of strategic communications and public affairs programs including media relations, issues management and the integration of communications with the needs of the Council’s more than 600 member companies, which manufacture and distribute the majority of cosmetic and personal care products sold in the US.   Powers joined the organization in 2006 as vice president of communications and public affairs and was promoted to SVP in 2012. 

Before joining the Council, Powers worked at the Mercury Group where she was responsible for a full spectrum of services from business development and client acquisition, to communications strategy, branding and marketing campaigns, to website and publications management. Powers holds an M.A. in Public Affairs/Communications from American University, as well as a B.A. in Journalism from Temple University. 
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