Sales: $141 million for personal care.
Key Personnel: Irwin Simon, founder, president and chief executive officer and chairman of the board; John Carroll, executive vice president and chief executive officer; Julie Marchant-Houle, general manager, personal care.
Major Products: Personal care products sold under the Alba Botanica, Jason and Avalon Organics banners.
New Products: Alba Botanica Body in the Buff Scrubs, Alba Botanica Very Emollient Mineral Sunscreen Sprays, Alba Botanica Cooling Aloe Burn Relief Spray, Jason Foaming Shower Oils, Jason Gentle Basics collection, Jason Total Protection Sea Salt Mouth Rinse, Jason Dry Spray Deodorants, Jason Men Collection, Avalon Organics Intense Defense Detoxifying Facial Towelettes, Avalon Organics Intense Defense Antioxidant Facial Oil, Avalon Organics Intense Defense Sheer Moisture SPF10, Avalon Organics Wrinkle Therapy Cleansing Oil, Avalon Organics Brilliant Balance Purifying Facial Towelettes, Avalon Organics Damage Control Therapy Argan Oil Shampoo and Conditioner.
Comments: In 2015, Hain Celestial Group, Inc. elected Raymond W. Kelly to its board of directors. The name may sound familiar; Kelly served as New York City’s police commissioner for 14 years.
There has been a bounty of recent developments at the company by way of skin care, sun care and more. For example, Alba Botanica recently launched Body in The Buff, a line of naturally fragranced, biodegradable body scrubs. The brand also expanded its spray sunscreen offering by launching Very Emollient Fragrance Free Mineral Sunscreen Spray SPF 35 and Very Emollient Herbal Fresh Mineral Sunscreen Spray SPF 35, two biodegradable, reef-safe, water-resistant spray options for broad spectrum sun protection.
Jason is expanding in oral care, deodorant and shower SKUs. It recently rolled out a line Foaming Shower Oils. The new Gentle Basics skin care collection offers clinically tested, hypoallergenic hydration for people with dry, sensitive skin. Jason has also introduced Total Protection Sea Salt Mouth Rinse with a cool mint flavor. Jason Dry Spray Deodorant dries instantly and delivers 24-hour odor protection in three natural scents: Soft Rose, Cucumber and Forest Fresh. Finally, Jason is launching its first product line made specifically for men including an All-in-One Body Wash, Deodorant Stick and Dry Spray Deodorant.
In concert with a redesign of its labels, the Avalon Organics brand also launched an assortment of new facial care and hair care products. Three products were introduced within the Intense Defense collection.