Poccia is a leading beauty industry expert with more than 30 years of C-suite experience with companies that include The Estée Lauder Companies; Shiseido; Gurwitch Products Inc.(Laura Mercier brand); and Avon Products, Inc. Currently, Poccia is serving as CEO of Dragonfly Sage, a strategic consultancy she founded to advise luxury lifestyle and beauty brands.
She has been appointed for an initial term until the 2020 Annual Stockholders Meeting, and in connection with her appointment the board of Innospec Inc has been expanded to eight members.
“We are delighted that Claudia will be joining our Board. Her extensive experience of the personal care industry will be invaluable as Innospec enters the next phase of developing our portfolio,” said Milton C. Blackmore, chairman of Innospec,
“Innospec has developed a world-class reputation in the specialty chemicals industry as a trusted, innovative, ingredients supplier and valued business partner to an impressive client roster. I am very excited to join the board at such an exciting stage of growth and development for the company.” said Poccia. “I look forward to working with my fellow board members and leadership to unleash further opportunities in this next chapter of their strategic agenda.”