CITY OF INDUSTRY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Markwins Beauty Brands, a global leader in color cosmetics, cosmetic accessories, and beauty collections, announced that Michael Shaw has joined the organization as Chief Operating Officer (COO). As global COO of Markwins Beauty Brands, Shaw will lead all areas of Operations, Information, Finance, and Planning, aligning Operations, IT, Manufacturing and Finance globally.
Prior to this appointment, Shaw served as CEO and Solution Delivery Lead at Aptis Consulting Group where he used his expertise to manage mergers and acquisitions, finance and technology projects, and improvement opportunities.
With more than 25 years’ experience and an impressive portfolio of clients including Custom Building Products and Capgemini Ernst & Young, Shaw has served a variety of increasingly responsible positions, including Chief Information Officer, Vice President of Finance, Corporate Controller, CFO and Managing Director of Operations and has leadership experience in several industries including telecom, manufacturing, energy, banking, public accounting, and consulting.
“I am excited about the challenge and opportunity to work with a leader in the cosmetics industry like Markwins,” said Shaw. “Through a disciplined approach and continued focus on exceeding our customers’ needs, Markwins will set the pace on quality of service and product innovation by which others are measured. Markwins has a great blend of operational capability and people focused on improving the business every day; I’m proud to be part of the team.”
Established in 1984, Markwins Beauty Brands is the largest privately owned cosmetics company in North America with a track record of acquiring brands and reenergizing their consumer appeal. Markwins’ portfolio of beloved brands includes wet n wild®, Black Radiance®, Bonne Bell®, Lip Smacker®, and Physicians Formula®.
About Markwins Beauty Brands
Based in City of Industry, California, Markwins Beauty Brands is a global leader in color cosmetics, cosmetic accessories, and beauty collections. Founded by CEO, Eric Chen, 33 years ago, the privately-held company is recognized as a Top 20 purveyor in the global cosmetic industry and is the largest privately owned cosmetics company in the US. Markwins brands cater to and reach consumers of all ages, ethnicities, economic statuses, and skin tones. The Markwins brand portfolio includes wet n wild®, Physicians Formula®, The Color Workshop®, The Color Institute®, Black Radiance®, POP®, Bonne Belle® and Lip Smacker® amongst many other internal brands and licensing deals. Markwins brands can be found in over 50,000 retail outlets including department, specialty, mass, drug, and food stores, and are available in more than 60 countries, spanning 6 continents.