CEW turned a corner by having its first panel discussion featuring men. A winning formula for fragrance was at the core of conversation during the Cosmetic Executive Women’s Women and Men in Beauty Series event on June 26, titled “Formula for Success.”
The panel, moderated by WWD Beauty Inc. editor Jenny Fine included Olivier Gillotin, vice president perfumer of Givaudan, Ron Rolleston, executive vice president of creative and new business development for Elizabeth Arden and Kathy Widmer, executive vice president and chief marketing officer of Elizabeth Arden. All three shared their insight on how to create a successful fragrance.
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