Harper will assume responsibility for global manufacturing operations, global inventory control, supply planning, transportation and global quality. He joined Mary Kay Inc. in 2014 as director of production operations. Prior to that, Harper worked for L’Oréal where he held several positions within both the operations and quality functions.
Gildea will continue to lead Mary Kay Inc.’s R&D operations. Since joining the beauty company in 2017, Gildea has worked to execute the company’s global product strategy and innovation pipeline. Prior to joining Mary Kay Inc., she spent 15 years at Procter & Gamble, working in health care, oral care, beauty technology and beauty/skin development at the company.