NEW YORK, June 29, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Batallure Beauty co-founders, Robin Burns-McNeill and Sam Ghusson, announce the formation of a new beauty company, Butterfly Beauty, LLC.
Butterfly Beauty develops, markets and distributes fashion, luxury and lifestyle beauty brands globally. The company collaborates with its brands in creating and marketing prestige fragrance, color cosmetics, facial skin care, body care, hair care, home fragrance and personal care products.
Butterfly Beauty's brand portfolio includes Derek Lam, Derek Lam 10 Crosby, Elizabeth and James, and Robert Graham. Butterfly Beauty will manage the global distribution of Elizabeth and James fragrances in partnership with Kendo Beauty Brands and the Elizabeth and James fashion brand, founded by Ashley Olsen and Mary-Kate Olsen. Butterfly Beauty will commence distribution of the highly successful Elizabeth and James NIRVANA fragrances in late 2015 and early 2016. Sephora distribution will continue to be managed by Kendo Beauty Brands. In addition, Butterfly Beauty will introduce a Derek Lam 10 Crosby women's fragrance collection and a Robert Graham men's fine fragrance collection, both in early Spring 2016.
Selected to lead Butterfly Beauty, LLC is General Manager Ginny Wright. Prior to joining Butterfly Beauty, Wright was with L'Oreal USA for more than 6 years where she led several divisions and beauty categories, working with many of L'Oreal Luxe's signature European designer brands, including Viktor & Rolf and Diesel. Most recently she oversaw the growth of Lancome at Sephora as Vice President, National Accounts. Prior to that role, Ginny served as the Vice President of Global Marketing and Product Development for Ralph Lauren Fragrances, where she spearheaded the development and launch of Polo Red, the most successful fragrance launch of 2013.
About Batallure Beauty, LLC
Co-founded by Robin Burns-McNeill and Sam Ghusson in 2006, Batallure Beauty is a beauty and personal care development company that develops, manufactures and manages supply chain for all product segments. The company's retail, fashion, lifestyle and beauty clients partner with Batallure Beauty through joint ventures, licensing agreements, strategic alliances and private label business structures. Robin Burns-McNeill is Chairman & Co-Founder. Ms. Burns-McNeill has served as President and CEO of Calvin Klein Cosmetics, Estee Lauder, and Victoria's Secret Beauty. Sam Ghusson is President, CEO & Co-Founder. He has held senior executive positions in supply chain management at Calvin Klein Cosmetics, Unilever, Elizabeth Arden, Victoria's Secret Beauty, Bath & Body Works and Gryphon Development.
SOURCE Batallure Beauty, LLC