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Cosmetics & Personal Care

Independent management consultants specializing in cosmetics & personal care industry

Umbrex connects our clients to independent management consultants with deep experience in the cosmetics and personal care industries. Over 90% of our consultants are alums of McKinsey, Bain, or BCG. The majority also have experience in industry roles.

How we've helped clients in the cosmetics & personal care industries

Oversaw the digital strategy for a global cosmetics company. Increased the digital footprint to 400+ websites across 50 countries in 5 years.
For a Korean skincare company, increased global footprint by adding 1,000 stores in Korea, 9,000 store counters in the USA and Taiwan, and 700 shops in China and Caribbean markets.

For a multinational cosmetics company, negotiated strategic acquisitions of $100M beauty ecommerce site to support entry into Brazil.

For a Fortune 100 cosmetics company, led the organization design for a new shared services center in Panama

For a Fortune 500 CPG company, defined a new 3-year global brand strategy for its personal care portfolio. Eliminated two brands and focused all future efforts against two core personal care device brands.

Reorganized product portfolio of over 350 SKUs based on new customer segmentation for a $4B beauty and wellness company. Created 3-year launch plan and 5-year innovation pipeline across skincare, nutrition, and cosmetics.

Industry experience at top firms such as:

VP, General Manager Toiletries Division

Strategy Director, North America

Director, Global Category Procurement Operations

Senior Marketing Manager

Vice President, Transformation Initiatives

Vice President Brand Management

Brand Management and Advertising

Vice President of Global Digital

Business Development Manager

Head of Corporate Strategy, North America

What clients say

Insights on the cosmetics & personal care industries from our podcast:​


Launching a Brand

Surbhee Grover



Luxury Retail

Lilly Minkove

Insights on the Ccsmetics & personal care industry from our members:

Useful resources on the cosmetics & personal care industry recommended by our members

  • National Association of Corporate Directors
  • Society for Corporate Governance
  • International Corporate Governance Network
  • Business Roundtable
  • The Handbook of Board Governance: A Comprehensive Guide for Public, Private, and Not-for-Profit Board Members 2nd Edition
  • A Carver Policy Governance Guide, The Policy Governance Model and the Role of the Board Member 2nd Edition
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