NEW YORK — Beyond Beauty, the cosmetics industry’s fund-raiser for the James E. Marshall OCD Foundation, held its inaugural dinner on Jan. 26, saluting Ed Kavanaugh and Annette Green.
Despite the winter weather, Kavanaugh, the retiring president of the Cosmetic Toiletry and Fragrance Association, and Green, president emeritus of the Fragrance Foundation, drew a crowd of 215 top industry executives to the Union League Club, including Andrea Jung, chairman and chief executive officer of Avon Products, and Marc Pritchard, president of global cosmetics and retail hair colorants at Procter & Gamble. The dinner, which was emceed by Dionne Warwick, raised $126,000 to benefit genetic research into the cause of obsessive-compulsive disorder. The money also will be used to educate the public about body dysmorphic disorder.
The foundation was formed in honor of the late son of Linda R. Marshall, president of Elysée Scientific Cosmetics. James Marshall died from effects of OCD.