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Independent Cosmetic Manufacturers and Distributors (ICMAD) has new chairman of the board

September 3, 2014

Independent Cosmetic Manufacturers and Distributors (ICMAD): named co-founder of Clarisonic, Robb Akridge, PhD, as its new chairman of the board and welcomed six new members to its board of directors.

Joining the ICMAD board are six 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 more than 35 years of sales management experience with prestige beauty and advanced skin care. The ICMAD board 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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