CosmoBiz Magazine September 2014 - Page 95

People IN THE BEAUTY INDUSTRY ICMAD Announces New Chairman Independent Cosmetic Manufacturers and Distributors’ new chairman of the board is Clarisonic co-founder Robb Akridge, Ph.D. Akridge is a founder of Pacific Bioscience Laboratories, the maker of the Clarisonic Sonic Skin Cleansing System. He is a previous member of the ICMAD board of directors and is a prominent influence in the beauty business with a decade of experience at the forefront of beauty innovation and development. ICMAD has also welcomed six new members to its board of directors: Susan Goldsberry, Shawn Tayakoli, Terry Schatz, Colleen Pierce, Ada Polla & Mary S. Ptak. Avon Elects New Board of Directors Avon Products, Inc. announced that its Board of Directors has elected Helen McCluskey to the Avon Board, effective as of July 2014. Ms. McCluskey was the President and Chief Executive Officer of Warnaco Group, Inc. and a member of the Warnaco Board of Directors from February 2012 to February 2013. “Helen has a valuable blend of branding, marketing and international experience,” said Doug Conant, Chairman of Avon’s Board of Directors. “Having led a public company previously, she brings a wealth of knowledge to Avon’s Board and we are excited to welcome her.” J&J Announces New CEO and Chairman Johnson & Johnson announced that its Board of Directors has appointed D. Scott Davis as the director of Johnson & Johnson. He was a Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of United Parcel Service, Inc. Mr. Davis will serve on the Audit Committee and the Regulatory, Compliance and Government Affairs Committee of the board. Mr. Davis has presided over rapid growth in e-commerce delivery, international operations and sup- ply chain and freight at UPS, since being named CEO in 2008. “Along with his knowledge and passion for emerging markets and international operations, Scott Davis will also bring to our board his unique expertise in supply chain logistics at a time of rapid global expansion in the health care industry,” said Alex Gorsky, Chairman