Beautycounter appoints interim chief executive
Beautycounter, the clean beauty brand, has appointed board director Mindy Mackenzie as interim chief executive.
She will succeed Marc Rey with whom Beautycounter has mutually decided to “transition to a new phase of leadership” for the business. Beautycounter will now begin a search for a permanent replacement for Rey.
A board director at Beautycounter since March 2022, Mackenzie is a former partner and chief performance officer of Carlyle where she created and led the talent and organisation performance team. Prior to that, she served as senior advisor at McKinsey and as global head of strategy, M&A and HR at Jim Beam. Earlier in her career, she lived and worked internationally in human capital leadership roles for Campbell Soup and Walmart.
Meanwhile Roberto Marques, the former chair and group chief executive of Natura & Co, is joining Beautycounter’s board of directors as chair. In a further appointment, Beautycounter has welcomed Nicole Malozi as its new chief financial officer.
The board of directors said in a statement: “We thank Marc Rey for his contributions to Beautycounter and for laying the foundation for the next phase of growth for the business. We appreciate his dedication and service and wish him all the best in his future endeavours.
“We are thrilled to welcome Mindy, Roberto, and Nicole to the leadership team. We remain committed to Beautycounter’s mission and to continue to Raise Up Beauty for all and know this collective expertise will be invaluable as we continue to grow the business and focus on operational excellence.”