DALLAS, June 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Texas-based Actifirm, an industry-leading innovator of advanced, science-driven beauty products and professional skin care treatments, has appointed growth company veteran Hal Rose as its chief executive officer. Rose was promoted from the position of vice president after just two years with the company. In his new role as CEO, Rose will oversee operations, brand positioning and strategic growth for Actifirm's extensive business-to-business and consumer sales and marketing programs.
Rose brings more than 20 years of expertise with private growth companies including within the U.S and international beauty and personal care industry, involving leadership roles in business operations, development and financial investments. Joining senior leadership with Actifirm and its sister company ActiTech in 2010, Rose also served with Active Organics, where he led the team in the successful sale of the company to Lubrizol in December 2011. In his work with Actifirm, Rose has led the development of its new website, the building of a new team, and development of several new products and sales and marketing programs, among other strategic growth programs.
"Hal is an ideal fit as our new CEO, bringing a diverse and invaluable combination of operations and leadership experience within the beauty and personal care sectors and beyond," said Actifirm Founder and President Elysiann Bishop. "Hal also demonstrates a like-minded dedication to our commitment to research and development of cutting-edge and truly environmentally friendly organic products."
Rose has served as COO and in other senior executive and counsel positions for media, technology, business services and distribution companies, and has overseen the launch and development of businesses including over $200 million in acquisitions. He previously was a founder of a firm providing outsourced general counsel and strategic business services to high-growth companies and private equity groups throughout the U.S. Rose began his career in the private practice of law for a top U.S. and international law firm.
"I am thrilled and honored by the opportunity to elevate my role with Actifirm," said Rose. "We have created a strong platform for growth over the last few years, and I look forward to working with our talented team to continue to build for the future."
Rose earned an undergraduate degree from the University of Texas at Austin, a J.D. from Southern Methodist University, and has completed the SMU Cox School of Business Management Development Program. He is engaged in numerous charitable activities including currently serving on the governing board for the Perot Museum of Nature & Science. He enjoys outdoor activities with his wife and two children.
Actifirm is an industry-leading innovator of advanced, science-driven beauty products and professional skin care treatments for consumers and the spa and dermatologist markets. Actifirm operates on a fundamental premise, that beauty is not about chronological age. Advances in skin technologies have made it possible to rejuvenate anyone's skin to look younger, and stronger. Highlighting its modern, fully integrated corporate facility is its state-of-the-art laboratory, with a team of skin care scientists formulating elegant topicals that help exfoliate, renovate and rejuvenate all skin types. Combine this expertise with its sister company ActiTech's manufacturing capabilities, and the company can transform the technology perfected in the laboratory into the groundbreaking products that enhance the skin's natural ability to restore itself to a state of health, beauty and clarity. Actifirm is based in Dallas, Texas. To find out more, please visit http://www.actifirm.com.
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