Fevola brings more than 20 years of industry experience, most recently as research director and fellow, global beauty R&D innovation platforms at Johnson & Johnson Consumer Companies, Inc., where he led cross-functional teams in the development of new platforms for sun care and body care. He currently holds 24 patents and is a prolific contributor to industry publications. He has twice been recognized with the Johnson Medal for Research & Development, the most prestigious scientific award given at Johnson & Johnson. He will work alongside Rocco Burgo, chief scientist, who has long led the company’s success in breakthrough technology, including alternative preservation, silicone alternatives, sun care, palm-free solutions and natural cationic conditioning.
Fevola sits on the Personal Care Products Council (PCPC)’s International Nomenclature Committee, Polymer & Silicone subcommittee. He is active in the Society of Cosmetic Chemists, Personal Care Products Council, American Chemical Society and American Oil Chemists Society. He holds a Ph.D. in Polymer Science & Engineering from The University of Southern Mississippi and a BS in Chemistry from the University of Delaware.