Sales: $2.4 billion
Key Personnel:David Holl, president and chief operating officer; Darrell Overcash, president; Terry Smith, chief financial officer; Melinda Sellers, senior vice president, human resources; Nathan Moore, general counsel.
Chief Scientific Officer:Terry Jacks, vice president, research and development.
Rhonda Shasteen, senior vice president, corporate brand strategy.
Chief Marketing Officer:
Major Products:Mary Kay TimeWise Miracle Set, Mary Kay TimeWise Microdermabrasion Set, Mary Kay Satin Hands Pampering Set, MKMen Skin Care Collection, Mary Kay Color Collection, Velocity Facial Cleanser and Moisturizer, Mary Kay Sun Care Collection, and Mary Kay Fragrances and Colognes.
New Products:Mary Kay Mineral Powder Foundation, Mary Kay Compact, Mary Kay Mineral Powder Products (Bronzers, Highlighters, Eye Color, Cheek Color, and Sheer Pressed Powder), Mary Kay Subtle Tanning Lotion, Mary Kay Body Care Collection, MK High Intensity Cologne Spray for men and Bella Belara Eau de Parfum for women.
Comments:Mary Kay Inc., one of the largest direct sellers of skin care and color cosmetics in the world, achieved a 9% gain with $2.4 billion in wholesale sales.
Abroad, Mary Kay entered India with a successful opening on Sept. 13, 2007—exactly 44 years after Mary Kay Ash started the company in the U.S.
Through the end of 2008, Mary Kay will introduce a first-of-its-kind Mary Kay global campaign. During the Beauty that Counts promotion, Mary Kay will donate 100% of its profits of the sale of Mary Kay Crème Lipstick in Apple Berry to global causes.