Michael Larrain, previously president of the Active Cosmetics Division of L’Oréal USA, has been named chief executive officer of PCA Skin, a high-tech and health-oriented treatment brand based in Scottsdale, Ariz.
The brand is distributed through 7,000 medical and aesthetic practices offices around the world.
Larrain has a two-decade track record in heading beauty, health and wellness brands. Previously, he was general manager and vice president of sales for SkinCeuticals in the Active Cosmetics Division of L’Oréal, and he was vice president of sales for Dermalogica & International Dermal Institute, a global prestige skin care company and education purveyor.
“Michael is a successful business leader who has transformed cosmetics companies into global beauty and health brands,” said Richard Linder, PCA Skin chairman. “As we head into PCA Skin’s next chapter, there are many exciting developments on the horizon. Larrain is the ideal leader to drive these plans and continue the company’s growth and vision.”