ICMAD’s New President Is Mary Kay Alum With Globally Recognized Scientific Expertise
Ken Marenus managed research programs at Mary Kay before serving 32 years at the Estee Lauder Companies, Inc. “Ken brings an unbeatable combination of extensive knowledge and a passion to encourage grassroots innovation and entrepreneurship across the beauty industry,” says ICMAD Chairman Sanjiv Mehra.
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