The Body Shop USA, the subsidiary of the British-based manufacturer and retailer of bath and body products, has named Melisse Shaban vice president and general manager of retail. Shaban was previously general manager of the Minneapolis-based Aveda...
The Body Shop USA, the subsidiary of the British-based manufacturer and retailer of bath and body products, has named Melisse Shaban vice president and general manager of retail. Shaban was previously general manager of the Minneapolis-based Aveda Corp. In her new position, she will be responsible for the strategic and creative direction of the company's product merchandising efforts.
Shaban will be based in The Body Shop's U.S. headquarters in Wake Forest, N.C. She will report to David Edward, president of The Body Shop USA.
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