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Debra L Lee brings a wealth of experience to the P&G Board of Directors (photo courtesy of P&G)

Debra L Lee joins P&G Board of Directors

By Deanna Utroske

This week, the multinational consumer goods company announced appointing the former Black Entertainment Television (BET) CEO to its Board of Directors.

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New directors at Avon Foundation for Women

By Deanna Utroske

For more than 60 years, the non-profit has been funding programs on breast health awareness and cancer prevention as well as initiatives to end gender-based violence. This month, the Foundation adds 5 women to its board of directors.

Diversity, Equality, Reality: A look at the business of beauty in 2017

Diversity, Equality, Reality: A look at the business of beauty in 2017

By Deanna Utroske

Over the past year, individuals, corporations, and organizations have taken steps to make the cosmetics and personal care industry more inclusive and a more accurate reflection of local and global populations. Together, the 9 articles featured on today’s...

Personal care chemical supplier Wacker marks 40 years in Brazil

Personal care chemical supplier Wacker marks 40 years in Brazil

By Deanna Utroske

The ingredient maker celebrated the milestone Monday in São Paulo, where the company’s American headquarters are located. Wacker isn’t resting on its laurels though, the company has already begun building its next multifunctional facility in South America.

Ann S. Plimpton will soon be the new board chair at Inolex

Ann S. Plimpton will soon be the new board chair at Inolex

By Deanna Utroske

As the specialty ingredients company positions its business squarely in the cosmetics and personal care industry, the announcement of a new incoming board chair underscores the company’s new focus as a global innovator in beauty.

Colorescience announces new funding and new board member

Colorescience announces new funding and new board member

By Deanna Utroske

The beauty brand, known for its color products that function like skin care and sell primarily in the pro channel, has just completed a series C funding round and is welcoming Adele Oliva to its board.

Helene F. Rutledge joins New Avon LLC as Chief Innovation Officer

Helene F. Rutledge joins New Avon LLC as Chief Innovation Officer

By Deanna Utroske

At the start of this month, the North American direct sales beauty company installed a new board chairman. Yesterday, the New Avon leadership team gained a head of R&D who will oversee strategy, partnerships, and new product development.

Beauty boss David S. Taylor will succeed A.G. Lafley as CEO

P&G Beauty chief to become company’s new CEO

By Andrew MCDOUGALL

Procter & Gamble announces that David S. Taylor, Group President of Global Beauty, Grooming and Health Care, will succeed A.G. Lafley as the company’s President and Chief Executive Officer.

MWV merger with RockTenn challenged by lawsuits

MWV merger with RockTenn challenged by lawsuits

By Simon Pitman

In the wake of the announcement that MeadWestvaco (MWV) is set to merge with RockTenn, several lawsuits have been filed in the past few days questioning the value such a deal would bring to shareholders.

Sally Beauty Holdings appoints new CEO

Sally Beauty Holdings appoints new CEO

By Deanna Utroske

Chris Brickman took over the role at the start of the month, and his predecessor, Gary Winterhalter, remains active in the business as the executive chairman of the board of directors.

People on the move – the latest industry appointments

People On The Move

People on the move – the latest industry appointments

By Simon Pitman

This month has seen a key executive appointment at skin care specialist Arbonne, an executive reshuffle at ingredients provider Presperse and cosmetics lawyer Angela Diesch has joined a new practice.

People on the move: the latest industry appointments

People on the move: the latest industry appointments

By Simon Pitman

The latest installment of people on the move brings you two leading appointments at Croda’s US operations, together with the appointment of the new head of the Walgreens Boots Alliance.

Avon and Moroccanoil settle trademark dispute

Avon and Moroccanoil settle trademark dispute

By Michelle Yeomans

Cosmetics giant Avon and the oil treatment brand have resolved all disputes regarding Moroccanoil's challenge to Avon's trademarks on its' 'Advance Techniques' hair care line.

IFF prepares new leadership strategy

IFF prepares new leadership strategy

By Andrew MCDOUGALL

Fragrance firm IFF is devising a new leadership strategy as Doug Tough steps down as CEO in September this year and Andreas Fibig, Senior Bayer Executive and IFF Board Member, will assume the role.

Lanxess relocates HQ to Cologne

Lanxess relocates HQ to Cologne

Speciality chemicals supplier Lanxess has announced that it is moving its headquarters to Cologne as it looks to continue its course of growth and expand and enhance its global operations.

Fred Hassan

Avon director resigns after just four months

By Simon Pitman

Avon Products has confirmed that its non-executive chairman, Fred Hassan, has resigned from the board of directors, while announcing his replacement with immediate effect.

Avon tipped to disappear in 2013...

Avon tipped to disappear in 2013...

By Michelle Yeomans

As global analyst 24/7 Wall St singles out the US firm as one likely to ‘disappear’ in 2013, Cosmetics Design takes a look at what happened to the company in 2012.

J&J exec gets her Avon calling as new CEO

J&J exec gets her Avon calling as new CEO

By Andrew McDougall

Avon Products has named Johnson & Johnson executive Sherilyn McCoy as its new CEO, ending the company’s four month search to replace Andrea Jung.

J&J CEO steps down

J&J CEO steps down

By Andrew McDougall

Johnson & Johnson CEO Bill Weldon has announced his retirement and will be succeeded by Alex Gorsky at a time of mixed fortunes for the company.

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