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Johnson & Johnson Rejigs Exec Lineup

Key changes within beauty include naming Pericles Stamatiades company group chairman, Global Franchise Organization.

Johnson & Johnson Consumer Products Co. has made several key changes to its executive lineup within beauty.

Pericles Stamatiades has been named company group chairman, Global Franchise Organization. In this new role, Pericles will be responsible for category strategy across the entire consumer organization; global, regional and local brand footprint; global, regional and local pipeline development and innovation, including research and development; business development strategy; and, market research related to category strategy and innovation.

The Global Strategic Design Organization, Global Strategic Insights, the Digital Center of Excellence, and Marketing Excellence will also report to Pericles. Most recently, Pericles was the company group chairman for beauty. Pericles began his J&J career in 1984.

Also, Stefano Curti has been appointed president, Global Skincare, and reports to Stamatiades. For the past two years, Curti has served as president, CPC Beauty Care.

Roberto Marques has been named company group chairman, North America, a new role.

Marques will be responsible for North America, with accountability for regional and country in-market execution across skin care brands, oral care-topical health and women’s health-intimate health. The Customer Development organization as well as local market research will report to Marques, who joined J&J in 1987.

Jeff B. Smith has been appointed president, U.S. Skincare, and reports to Marques. Most recently, Smith served as managing director, Canada, for the Baby and Beauty Care divisions within Canada. He also managed the entire infrastructure group supporting all the consumer divisions in Canada. Smith joined J&J in 1990.