NEW YORK — Over 100 beauty executives flocked to New York’s Brasserie 8 1/2 last Thursday for a breakfast honoring the winners of the first annual WWD Beauty Biz awards.
Among those on hand: L’Oréal’s Jean Paul Agon, Avon’s Andrea Jung, Estée Lauder’s William Lauder, Revlon’s Jack Stahl, Chanel’s Arie Kopelman,Procter & Gamble’s Marc Pritchard and Coty’s Bernd Beetz. In addition, a sizable California contingent flew in especially for the breakfast, including Sephora’s David Suliteanu, Physicians Formula’s Ingrid Jackel and Benefit Cosmetics’ Jean and Jane Ford. Marshall Field’s Dave Steiner came in from Chicago and Michel and Manon Coutu of Brooks Pharmacy made the trip from Rhode Island.
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