Suzanne Dawson has been named vice president of global innovation for Aveda, the company announced Tuesday.
In her new role, Dawson will oversee the Natural-Organic-Green division for Aveda. She will supervise a cross-functional team of experts from Aveda’s research and development, packaging, supply chain, sourcing, product development and consumer insight groups; Dawson and these employees will be charged with innovating in the field of plant-based product, natural technology, green packaging and digital innovation.
Dawson, who has been with Aveda since 2001 and most recently served as vice president of global marketing for the company, has led Aveda’s Europe Education and helped strategize Aveda’s entry into the Spanish marketplace. In her most recent role, she worked on leading global marketing and product development for hair, skin, body care and lifestyle products.