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mark.’s Annemarie Frank, The Estée Lauder Companies’ Marisa Thalberg and Maybelline NY-Garnier’s Kristen Yraola with Carlotta Jacobson of CEW.

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FASHION’S NEW DOMAIN The launch team also includes editor in chief Charla Lawhon, formerly of InStyle, and chief revenue officer Jack Rotherham, who comes to the project from Time Inc. James Finkelstein is chairman of the new venture, and also serves as chairman of Prometheus Global Media. “The site is fully conceived for today’s digital consumer and fashion industry professionals,” said Lawhon. “Our goal was to create one place that is easy to navigate and understand.” With social sharing features, and video and mobile applications, users have the flexibility of how and when

A FRAGRANCE WITH A MISSION

RIHANNA EXPRESSES STYLE THROUGH SCENT

Susan G. Komen for the Cure has partnered with TPR Holdings to launch Promise Me, the first and only proprietary fragrance to benefit breast cancer research. It all began when Nancy G. Brinker promised her dying sister, Susan G. Komen, that she would do everything in her power to end breast cancer forever. In 1982, she launched the global movement to honor those who have been touched by breast cancer and inspire those who have not to support the cause. “This is a ground-breaking concept in beauty and marketing,” said Brian Robinson, president of TPR Holdings. “With the launch of Promise Me, we’re one step closer to finding a cure.” -Continued on Page 11

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Elle Group’s Robin Domeniconi and NPD Group’s Marshal Cohen, Diane Nicholson and Karen Grant (r.) with Rochelle Bloom of The Fragrance Foundation (2nd r.).

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Chart-topping diva Rihanna has teamed up with Parlux Fragrances to release her first fragrance, Reb’l Fleur— a contemporary melody of sumptuous florals. The name was chosen in retrospect of a nickname her grandmother called her in Barbados when she was young, “little rebel flower,” and Rihanna chose to spell it in an unconventional way in order to express her unconventional style. “I believe a woman should dare to be different—willing to live her life for herself and not for other people,” Rihanna said. “This fragrance is about my passion for individuality— being expressive and empowering, yes, but also emotional and intriguing. I wear my fragrance, I don’t let it wear me.” Developed by Givaudan perfumers Caroline Sabas and Marypierre Julien, this fruity chypre exudes top notes of

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Fashionetc.com is a new website designed to be the definitive voice of fashion and beauty among the digital community. Launched this month, it features original content as well as aggregated news, and compiles the latest fashion and beauty coverage for users that want to be in the know, but don’t have the time to visit multiple sites. “No one is really dominating the online space and there is a clutter of blogs,” said Michael Coady, CEO of Fashionetc.com. “By compiling and editing other sites, as well as writing our own material, our site can become a central clearinghouse, which could do a real service for viewers.”

C l a u d i a Po c c i a has been named president and CEO of Gurwitch Products, the

Stéphane de la Faverie has been appointed to the newly created position of senior vice president and general manager global of

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TPR Holdings’ Brian Robinson with Katrina McGhee of Susan G. Komen for The Cure and Jean Claude Delville of drom Fragrances.

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CEW’s Lisa Klein and Elizabeth Arden’s Laurie Dowley with JHZ’s Jean Zimmerman and Thia Breen of The Estée Lauder Companies.

Shape’s Diane Newman with Gail Boye, Kim Waite, Annemarie Frank, Claudia Poccia and Elena Panos.

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Coty Beauty’s Daphnee Allen, Jeremy Lowenstein and Mary van Praag.

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Coty Beauty’s Carey O’Connor and Diana Depaola.

Maybelline NY-Garnier’s Adam Gagliardo, Nicole Hurwitz, Deborah Marquardt and Kristen Yraola.

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mark.’s Gail Boye, Elena Panos and Claudia Poccia with Jill Scalamandre of CEW (2nd r.).

Arcade’s Mary Weiser and Alice Sciortino with Joe Cook of The Estée Lauder Companies.

Romane Fragrances’ Marie Anna Ferdinand and Renee Bukowski with Melissa Montfort and Michelle McCabe of Givaudan.

The Estée Lauder Companies’ Laura Woodson, Laurie James and Molly Souch.

Coty Prestige’s Lori Singer and Carlos Timiraos.

Batallure Beauty’s Bina Brianca with Elise Marshall of The NPD Group.

GQ’s Karen Drechsler with Christina Lin of Maybelline NY-Garnier.

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Annemarie Frank, director of e-commerce, digital media and strategic alliances for mark., Marisa Thalberg, vice president of global digital marketing for The Estée Lauder Companies and Kristen Yraola, assistant vice president of digital media and Internet for Maybelline New York-Garnier, highlighted key issues such as monetizing social media efforts and using social media for product launches. “These women are some of the most forward-thinking women in the beauty world today,” said Jill Scalamandre, chairwoman of CEW. “They are immensely engaged in how to digitally connect with the consumer.” Trained to strategize digital and social marketing programs, Ms. Thalberg aims to drive e-commerce sales across each of The Estée Lauder Companies’ collection of 28 brands. “The entire media landscape is so vastly different from when I started working,” said Thalberg. “We’ve had to figure out a way to tell the brand’s story in a digital way that’s compelling.

The M·A·C Me Over! and DKNY Design a Bottle contests are great examples of that.” Ms. Frank discussed the Web as an integral part of the mark. business. As one of the first brands to monetize Facebook, mark. has been successful in targeting Generation Y—which includes millions of “digitally native” women. “Working in the digital sphere involves being a translator and a pioneer, as well as a teacher,” said Frank. “We have to break down the important content and turn it into digestible tidbits for the Web.” Leading the digital initiatives for the Maybelline New York and Garnier brands, Ms. Yraola pointed out a few specific strategic challenges she’s faced so far. “We need to get out of thinking that the digital world is only for digital people,” said Yraola. “Within this new complexity of media, we are now responsible for entertaining and not just educating the consumer.” ■CW

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plump red berries, purple plums and ripe peaches. The heart opens into a lush hybrid of Hawaiian hibiscus flower, violet, tuberose and coconut water, and the base notes of vanilla, patchouli, amber and musk linger on the skin. The bottle, reminiscent of Rihanna’s outfits in Italian Vogue, was developed by SGD Group using a new method of deco—a mix of matte black and precious metal. “Rihanna wanted something stately, strong and feminine, with a little bling to it,” said Kathleen Galvin, vice president of marketing and advertising for Parlux. “The bottle is inspired by the shape of a stiletto heel—a favorite shoe option for Rihanna.” Advertising for Reb’l Fleur will include a major viral campaign video of Rihanna to be seen on the january 31, 2011

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Internet and in movie theaters across the nation. According to Fred Purches, chairman and CEO of Parlux, the video is confirmed to play in theaters over a seven-week period beginning in late April, with the possibility of 18 million viewers. “With over 14 million Fa c e b o o k f o l l ow e r s , Rihanna is a compelling modern figure in today’s popular music scene,” said Purches. “We wanted to do something u n i q u e , a n d w e ’r e optimistic that Reb’l Fleur is going to be a big fragrance for us.” The fragrance launched at Macy’s on January 26 and distribution will continue to roll out to additional department stores. As for price points, the 1.7 oz. and 3.4 oz. eau de parfum sprays will retail for $49.00 and $59.00, and a 6.7 oz. body lotion ■CW will be available for $30.00.

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they consume their preferred media. Updated throughout the day, the site will have six subject channels including fashion, beauty, news, features, parties etc. and video. A rolling sidebar will highlight “latest news” and provide direct links to original stories from other sites. There will also be three style-related blogs: Style Matters, Powder Room and Etcetera. “We are fortunate to be solely digitally-based because we are able to reach a broader audience,” said Lawhon. “We can include things that are classic, as well as fashion forward.” Partnerships will include leading fashion, beauty and retail advertisers across all ad categories. “We are developing unique sponsorships to drive engagement as well as exposure,” said Rotherham. “We are looking to have fun with it. Users want new and fresh, not just banner ads.” ■CW

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Developed by drom Fragrances’ perfumer Jean Claude Delville, the fragrance has top notes of mandarin, blood orange and black currant, a feminine floral arrangement of wild orchid and peony in the middle and a long-lasting mystic effect of white patchouli and musk. “Each note has vibration, intensity and color,” said Delville. “They are sensuous and elegant, but very positive. I’m sure the fragrance will be a big success—not only scentwise, but for the message behind it.” Designed by Chad Lavigne and housed in a glass vessel with an interior floral motif, each bottle includes an insert with Ms. Komen’s educational messages and a limited edition scented bracelet. On counters in May, Promise Me will be available in a 3.4 oz. eau de parfum for $59.00, and 3.4 oz. and 1.0 oz. eau de toilettes for $29.99 and $19.99. TPR Holdings has committed to a minimum donation of $1 million to the organization for research, education, ■CW screening and treatment. 11


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PEOPLE & PROMOTIONS BEAUTÉ PRESTIGE INTERNATIONAL USA

Patrice Beliard will assume the position of president, effective March 1.

TPR HOLDINGS Arcade’s Dave Teets with Mary Manning of Mary Manning Associates and Tony Cannone of Mane.

The Estée Lauder Companies’ Trudi Loren, Stéphane de la Faverie, Rob Hawk, Diana Espino and Diane Kim.

Neil Katz has been hired as special advisor, to be effective February 1.

Maesa Group

Sam Shah has been named chief operating officer of Maesa U.S.

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Fusion Brands’ Caroline Pieper-Vogt, Dana Kline and Roslyn Griner with Barbara Zinn-Moore of Lord & Taylor (2nd r.).

Coty Prestige’s Lori Singer with Hugh Winters and Mark Scott of the E.C. Scott Group.

in New York City to reveal an in-depth look at the beauty industry’s 2010 year-end results. According to NPD, the total U.S. prestige beauty industry showed a 4% increase in dollar sales in 2010 compared to 2009, after two consecutive years of decline. In the prestige category, skin care showed the biggest increase, followed by makeup and fragrance. The mass channel experienced growth as well, with a 3% sales increase in 2010, versus a flat 2009. Makeup sales posted the biggest increase, followed by skincare; and fragrances, which saw a slight decline of -1%.

Estée Lauder’s Nancy McKay and NPD Group’s Judy Sone with Elana Drell Szyfer of Ahava.

Elizabeth Arden’s Laurie Dowley and Art Spiro.

Elizabeth Arden’s Elizabeth Naramore, Heide NPD Group’s Carolyn Glassberg and Arbonne’s Constance Ostler with Robert Stapf Rand, Susan DeBellis and Lauren Mennella. and Samantha Cruz of drom Fragrances. ■CW

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Samantha Cruz has been appointed fragrance development manager for personal care, home care and fine fragrance accounts. Lionel Nesbit has joined the company as a technical perfumer in the analytical department.

NEWPRODUCTS CLINIQUE Bottom Lash Mascara

Category: Makeup Launch: February 2011 Claims: Available in black and brown, this micro-mini brush mascara is specially designed to reach those hard-to-find bottom lashes and lasts for 24 hours. Key Ingredients: Acrylates copolymer, bentonite and jojoba oil. Stats: $10.00

SK-II Facial Treatment Cream Foundation

Category: Makeup Launch: February 2011 Claims: Available in four shades, this moisturizing foundation combines the benefits of even coverage with the luxurious texture of a skin care cream to create a radiant finish that lasts through the day. Key Ingredients: Concentrated Pitera and phytosterols. Stats: $95.00 january 31, 2011

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MAYBELLINE’S FIRST TRUE FIT IN MAKEUP This month, Maybelline New York is introducing a line of lightweight face products that are tailor-made for individual skin tones. The new collection, FitMe!, features Maybelline New York’s largest range of shades to date—18 shades of foundation and powder, six concealers, 12 shades of blush and three bronzers. “We created a new ‘Fit Finder’ tool to make it easier for shoppers to find the right shade for them,” said Ali Goldstein, vice president of U.S. marketing for Maybelline New Yo r k . “Women shouldn’t have to fit into their makeup, the makeup should fit her.” The FitMe! cosmetics wall in-store display is segmented into rows, with each row representing one intensity— the lightest shades are on the top in the 100’s and the darkest shades are on the bottom in the 300’s. Each row contains the liquid foundation ($7.99), powder ($7.99), concealer ($6.49) and blush ($5.51) selection

that is appropriate for that intensity. “We are offering women a revolutionary way to shop for face makeup,” said David Greenberg, president of Maybelline New York-Garnier. “Not only are we simplifying the process for finding the ideal shade, but we’re offering her corresponding products to help build a daily makeup regimen—all that fit her skin tone perfectly.” The collection also features an exclusive Skin Merge Technology, which delivers homogenized pigments for s m o o t h , e ve n coverage without using waxes and o i l s . A d d i t i o n a l l y, t h e l i q u i d foundation formulas are SPF 18 and free of chalky fillers that generally clog pores to make the skin look opaque and dry. “This makeup is easy to blend with your hands and hides typical lines and imperfections,” said Charlotte Willer, global makeup artist for Maybelline New York. “It works like a second skin.” ■CW

NEWPRODUCTS TARTE Amazonian Clay Blush

Category: Makeup Launch: February 2011 Claims: Available in eight shades, these solar baked blushes are infused with nutrient rich Amazonian clay to nourish the skin and provide a flawless finish that is proven to last 12 hours. Key ingredients: Amazonian clay, Vitamins C and E, beeswax and mineral pigments. Stats: $25.00

LIERAC Initiatic

Category: Skin care Launch: March 2011 Claims: This bio-botanical complex prevents and corrects early wrinkles, targets aconitase that is present in mitochondrial DNA, and helps to restore optimum cellular metabolism. Key Ingredients: Goji berry extract, camelia oil and shea butter. Stats: $48.00

THE FRAGRANCE FOUNDATION’S CFSS PROGRAM When looking for help and guidance while deciding which fragrance to buy at a store, shoppers look to fragrance sales associates behind the counter for their expert advice. The Fragrance Foundation’s online Certified Fragrance Sales Specialist Program provides these sales associates with the opportunity to receive the in-depth knowledge and skill required to provide exceptional customer service. Created in 1994, and certifying almost 9,000 sales specialists to date, the program is a detailed course covering five chapters of content ranging from the history of fragrance to sales trends. january 31, 2011

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“Twenty years ago, fragrance counters were like fine jewelry counters in terms of experience,” said Don Loftus, president and CEO of P&G Prestige. “We are aiming to bring the luxury back to the customer’s experience of purchasing a fragrance.” Mitzi Rogers, merchandise manager of fragrance at Nordstrom, encourages participation and sees the importance of the program from the retail perspective. “We see the certification process as becoming part of our DNA at Nordstrom,” said Rogers. “It’s our Certified Fragrance Sales Specialists who offer a real point of difference

to our customers. Our goal is to have 100% of our fragrance advisors get certified.” With an aim to make the study content less dense and more interactive, The Fragrance Foundation hopes to increase participation and continue with the program’s international expansion. “The program isn’t just exclusive to sales specialists,” said Mary Ellen Lapsansky, vice president of The Fragrance Foundation. “It is an excellent tool for fragrance industry members who wish to increase their expertise.” For fees, qualifications and additional information, visit fragrance.org. ■CW 13


LA PRAIRIE AIMS FOR AGELESSNESS La Prairie is introducing its latest skincare breakthrough, Cellular Power Infusion, a serum developed to recharge the skin’s energy supply, protect epidermal stem cells and activate skin tissue renewal. “Prepare for the game changer,” said Lynne Florio, president of La Prairie. “We’ve bottled a cosmetic power surge that recharges your s k i n ’s e n e r g y a s n e ve r b e f o r e possible, and more energy means vibrant, illuminated skin.” La Prairie research suggests that the three main aging conditions are the loss of cellular energy, the accumulation of molecular, cellular and tissue damage, and the decline in the skin’s ability to repair itself due to stress, such as damage from

free radicals. Because of these complex challenges, La Prairie scientists designed the serum to simultaneously impact the three dimensions of the skin all at once. “This scientific development is at the forefront of cellular communication, a La Prairie specialty, hitting every dimension of the skin, and proven to dramatically slow down the aging process,” said Dr. Sven Gohla, vice president of research and development for La Prairie. Cellular Power Infusion contains four bottles—each 0.26 oz. bottle remains active for 7-10 full days of use after the accelerant is activated and the blue violet concentrate is injected into the clear serum to form the infusion. “By combining powerful ingredients like Swiss snow algae and phyto stem cell extract, with La Prairie’s 14

SALLY HANSEN REDEFINES BEAUTY TOOLS For years shoppers have looked to Sally Hansen for innovative tools to solve their biggest beauty issues. This month, the brand is launching a new line of tools from tweezers to cuticle trimmers, with the goal of reinventing the process of at-home grooming. “While developing these new products we asked ourselves, ‘what do women want and what do they need?’” said Laura Weinstein, vice president of marketing for Sally Hansen B e a u t y To o l s . “After conducting extensive research, we learned that women want do-it-yourself products that are simple to use and multi-functional.” Through a partnership with an industrial design company called Smart Design, Sally Hansen was able to build its brand communication from the bottom up. “Our key consumer insights were that reliability, durability, precision and innovation are dimensions that must be communicated to the consumer and apparent in the tool,” said Weinstein. With tweezers being the largest segment in the beauty tool category, the brand is offering 10 different options to choose from including the Bushy Brows be Gone Claw Slant Tip Tweezer ($7.49) and the Brows that Wow Diamond Slant Tip Tweezer ($13.49). Exclusive Cellular Complex, this serum aims to propel the skin towards agelessness,” said Dr. Gohla. “Youth is infused and skin is reborn.” Cellular Power Infusion is priced at $475.00 and will be available in February at Bergdorf Goodman, Bloomingdale’s, Neiman Marcus, Nordstrom, Saks Fifth Avenue and shoplaprairie.com. ■CW

“Women like stainless steel products that are feminine and sleek,” Weinstein said. “Our new design language elements reflect polished tips and concave grips which are the decision triggers in the packaging.” In the nail category, up 24% in sales just this year, Sally Hansen has developed a variety of different “nippers and clippers,” three types of scissors a n d s e ve n n a i l boards, each one for a specific nail type. By redesigning standard beauty basics to adapt to the needs of consumers, Sally Hansen was able to create new features like the one-touch safety lock on the Conquer Your Cuticles Spring Action Cuticle Nipper ($21.49), and the nail catcher on the Clip-N-Catch Control Grip Nail Clipper with Catcher ($4.49). Other new tools include eyelash curlers, hair scissors, pedicure kits and a variety of others, all of which will be available nationwide in February. ■CW

NEWPRODUCTS ATELIER COLOGNE Vanille Incensée

Category: Fragrance Launch: February 2011 Claims: Cologne Absolue concentrated at 15% and an unusual mix of notes makes this fragrance exude vanilla in the most unexpected and profound way. Key Notes: Lime, cedrat, jasmine, oak moss, amber and vanilla from Madagascar. Stats: 1.0 oz., $60.00, 6.7 oz., $170.00 january 31, 2011

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KATE SOMERVILLE DELIVERS TOTAL SKIN WELLNESS Kate Somerville, founder and CEO of Kate Somerville Skin Health Experts, has devoted almost 20 years of her life to addressing skin wellness. Working side-by-side cosmetic surgeons and dermatologists, she developed a desire to create a product that would help client’s s k i n heal after peels, laser treatments and invasive procedures. It was then that Kate realized her talent for advanced skin care, which led to her pioneering of the Paramedical Esthetics field. With a long list of celebrity clients including Jessica Alba and Felicity Huffman, Ms. Somerville and her team have dedicated themselves to hands-on research and development in order to deliver healthy transformations for all types of skin. In 2004, they opened the doors to the first Kate Somerville Skin Health Experts medi-skin clinic on Melrose Place in Los Angeles. Designed to address the total health and welfare of the skin, the clinic features fourteen treatment rooms and over two dozen employees including physicians, estheticians and other “skin health experts.”

“The moment I step through the door of Kate’s clinic I feel so warm and welcomed,” said Felicity Huffman. “Her treatments and products are wonderful and make my skin glow.” As a familiar face on QVC for the past four years, Kate has had the ability to share her skin care philosophies with thousands of viewers, therefore driving business to the stores of her retail partners. “Right now we are sold in a third of Nordstrom’s doors and all Sephora d o o r s ,” s a i d S o m e r v i l l e . “ O u r distribution is steadily increasing and there is a definite possibility of the brand spreading internationally in the future. There is nothing but positive things happening for us right now.” This month, the brand launched their latest product, ExfoliKate Acne—a gentle exfoliating treatment that is designed to detoxify and clarify acneprone skin without irritation. Using an arclay unifier to absorb oil in problematic skin, and other key ingredients like phytic acid and tea tree oil, the treatment is able to penetrate pores to prevent blemishes and congestion. Exclusive to Sephora, ExfoliKate Acne is available in a 2.0 oz., size for $65.00. ■CW

ARTISTRY CELEBRATES MISS AMERICA 2011 Artistry, one of the world’s largest directselling prestige brands of facial skin care and color cosmetics, hosted a party at Lavo in New York City on January 20 to celebrate the winner of Miss America 2011, Miss Nebraska, Teresa Scanlan. As a sponsor of the Miss America Organization, Artistry is able to provide scholarship assistance january 31, 2011

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to the top finalists each year to help them achieve their goals. At just 17 years old, Ms. Scanlan hopes to become a role model for young women everywhere. “Artistry products make me feel beautiful,” said Scanlan. “A favorite of mine is the Skin Refinishing Lotion, which acts as a primer and gets me ready to go. This is going to be a busy year and I will need to make sure I take care of my skin.” ■CW

LA PRAIRIE “POWERS UP” AT BLOOMINGDALE’S A “Power Up” event was held at B l o o m i n g d a l e ’s 5 9 t h S t r e e t o n January 19 to celebrate the launch of La Prairie’s Cellular Power Infusion. Bloomingdale’s executives joined the La Prairie team to highlight this latest addition to the brand’s luxury skincare collection.

Bloomingdale’s Howard Kreitzman, Michael Gould (2nd r.) and Francine Klein (r.) with Patrick Rasquinet and Lynne Florio of La Prairie.

“La Prairie is an incredible partner, with the highest clientele and repeat customers,” said Michael Gould, chairman of Bloomingdale’s. “Lynne [Florio, president of La Prairie] is a class act who has kept true to her brand positioning and strategy. She is always reaching higher for the long-term.” ■CW

NEWPRODUCTS CHANTECAILLE Sea Turtle Palette

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global cosmetics and skincare enterprise best known for its Laura Mercier and RéVive brands. Ms. Poccia will assume leadership responsibility for those brands, and for adding to the company’s product portfolio, beginning February 21. “Claudia has an impressive track record in the global beauty industry,” said James Weaver, chairman of the Gurwitch Board of Directors. “She brings to our company great expertise, extraordinary vision and genuine passion for our customers. Gurwitch Products is uniquely positioned for significant gains in both revenue and market share and, with Claudia at the helm, we expect to achieve ambitious global growth.”

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Aramis and Designer Fragrances. In his new role, he will oversee all regions, including Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Latin America, the United Kingdom and Asia-Pacific. He will also manage travel retail, and will work closely with Carol Russo in North America for all brands. “He is a remarkable talent, with great professional skills and human values dear to our culture,” said Veronique Gabai-Pinsky, global brand president of Aramis and Designer Fragrances. “I am confident he will leverage his proven track record and work with our teams to steer the division to even greater success in the future.”

CLARIFICATION

In the January 10, 2011 issue of Cosmetic World, Jenny Rushmore, global sustainability director of P&G Beauty & Grooming, was misquoted as saying, “We [P&G] are one of the only companies to have a corporate sustainability department.” For clarification, P&G is not the “one of the only,” but “one of the first” companies to have a corporate sustainability department.

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7-10-1928 – 1-20-2011

Melisande Congdon-Doyle, passed away on January 20 in her home in Wilton, CT. Ms. Congdon-Doyle was born on July 10, 1928 in Detroit, Michigan. She grew up in Oxford, CT and graduated from Smith College in 1949. Determined to be a professional singer, she moved to New York City to study at The Juilliard School. Ms. Congdon-Doyle was cast in the original 1956 Broadway production of My Fair Lady, appearing with Rex Harrison and Julie Andrews. In 1965, Ms. Congdon-Doyle left the stage to begin a career in marketing—selling advertising space for Vogue, and from there she went on to a position at Revlon. During her career she was the vice president of Cartier, Mark Cross and George Jensen. In the 1980s she was director of cosmetic and fragrance marketing at Harper’s Bazaar. Ms. Congdon-Doyle married Harry Doyle in 1971 and was widowed in 1986, at which time she retired from Harper’s Bazaar. In 1996 she married Paul Forsman, who survives her. She is also survived by her brother and a niece, as well as nine stepchildren, fourteen step-grandchildren and three step-great-grandchildren.

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