SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 5, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Perricone MD, renowned for its holistic approach to scientifically advanced skincare, diet and nutritional supplements, announces additions to its executive team. A cult favorite among consumers, celebrities and influencers, Perricone MD has forever been known for being ahead of the scientific curve thanks to effective health-centric skincare and lifestyle solutions that set the brand apart in the prestige space. "2016 was a year of disruptive innovation for Perricone MD," said Perricone MD President & CEO Mary van Praag. "In addition to launching innovative anti-aging solutions to meet the needs of our target consumer, the brand successfully tapped the millennial market with the launch of the Pre:Empt Series. As we embark on the brand's 20th anniversary and multiple groundbreaking product launches, we've focused on incorporating dynamic additions to our executive team to continue to propel the brand forward for its best year yet."
Announcements to the Perricone MD team are effective immediately:
Stephen Hsu joins Perricone MD as Chief Financial Officer. A serial entrepreneurial CFO, Hsu has successfully honed his leadership skills through various operating environments. Hsu has had experience in audit, finance and accounting as well as holding controller roles and a number of CFO positions. Most recently, Hsu was CFO at Simplyshe Inc., a pet lifestyle company where he was instrumental in helping to drive the growth and profitability of the company. "Stephen is an incredibly engaging leader, which makes him a strong asset to our team," said van Praag. "His action oriented nature lends itself well to our company's fast paced environment."
Etienne von Kunssberg joins Perricone MD as Chief Supply Chain Officer. Von Kunssberg joins the brand with over 12 years' experience in managing supply chain challenges within the beauty industry. Most recently he was Factory General Manager for Coty Inc. and previously ran Coty's global planning. Prior to Coty, von Kunssberg worked as the Innovation Program Leader for P&G Operations after holding several supply chain management positions. "We are thrilled to have someone of Etienne's caliber join our organization to help accelerate our Supply Chain transformation to provide a solid foundation for our growth plans," said van Praag. In an effort to best utilize von Kunssberg's resources and experience, Perricone MD has shifted its Product Development and QA teams to report to Supply Chain to ensure the rapid deployment of new capabilities are fully in place.
Celebrating 20 Years Younger
For two decades, Dr. Nicholas Perricone and Perricone MD have built a legacy on delivering cutting-edge skincare solutions that push the scientific envelope. The Perricone MD philosophy espouses a holistic lifestyle where beauty begins from the inside out. Established on the foundation of a 3-Tier Solution, Perricone MD promotes an anti-inflammatory diet, the consumption of targeted nutritional supplements and the use of premium anti-inflammatory skincare solutions.
Renowned for delivering dramatic clinically tested results, Perricone MD products feature the following award-winning patented sciences: Nrf2 Antioxidant Support Complex, DMAE, Alpha Lipoic Acid, Vitamin C Ester and Neuropeptides. Perricone MD products are available on perriconemd.com and a flagship store in Berkeley, CA, as well as at Sephora, Ulta, Nordstrom, Neimanmarcus.com and other leading specialty stores in the US. Perricone MD products are also available in more than 21 countries around the world in prestige venues.
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