Atlantic Coast Brands Appoints New General Counsel

Nov 24, 2015, 09:17 ET from Atlantic Coast Brands

JERSEY CITY, N.J., Nov. 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Atlantic Coast Brands is pleased to announce the appointment of Thomas Cohn as General Counsel of the company. In his new role, Mr. Cohn will provide legal advice and support across all business functions, including regulatory compliance, business and product development, marketing, as well as domestic and international operations. He will also take on a leadership role in driving all strategic partnerships and joint ventures for the company and its brands, as well as mergers and acquisitions.

"We are thrilled and honored to have Tom Cohn join our team," said Andrew Surwilo, Co-Founder & Co-CEO of Atlantic Coast Brands. "With over 30 years of prestigious experience, Mr. Cohn has already made a positive and immediate impact on our overall business operations." 

Tom joins Atlantic Coast Brands from NBTY where he most recently served as Deputy General Counsel, Regulatory; overseeing all local, state federal and international regulatory compliance. His distinguished background also includes tenure at Venable LLP and many years at the Federal Trade Commission where he led multi-agency law enforcement efforts against unfair methods of competition, and unfair and deceptive practices.

"I'm excited to be joining the Atlantic Coast Brands team," said Cohn.  "The company's success in building its individual brands while remaining true to its multi-channel approach to selling was particularly impressive to me. I'm looking forward to being a part of its continued momentum by diversifying its channels further and leveraging the development of all brands through my counsel," added Cohn.

Tom is a graduate of Yale and received his J.D. from Boston University.  He makes his office at the company's headquarters in Jersey City, N. J. and reports to Mr. Surwilo.

ABOUT ATLANTIC COAST BRANDS:

Atlantic Coast Brands creates iconic beauty brands by developing scientifically advanced clinically tested products designed to deliver real results for its more than 10 million customers worldwide.

Since 2005, Atlantic Coast Brands has been the pioneer in 360 degree marketing, revolutionizing how customers access beauty solutions.  By allowing our customers to buy when, where and how they wish, Atlantic Coast Brands secures lasting customized relationships while strengthening brand awareness, brand messaging and loyalty.  No other beauty company gives their customers the flexibility and 24 hour multi-channel access to world class brand. Atlantic Coast Brands owns Christie Brinkley Authentic Skincare, Keranique, Miracle Skin Transformer and Hydroxatone. 

FOR MORE INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT KIMBERLY BLAKLA:

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SOURCE Atlantic Coast Brands