Next month, CEW will celebrate the accomplishments of six outstanding female executives at the annual Achiever Awards Luncheon. Watch this video to learn more about the qualities that make them exceptional leaders.
This year’s CEW Achiever Awards will not only recognize the industry’s best and brightest female beauty executives, but will also serve as a platform for CEW to name the first male Lifetime Achievement Award honoree, Leonard Lauder, Chairman Emeritus, The Estée Lauder Companies Inc.
Carol Hamilton, Alina Roytberg, Karen Fondu, Jill Belasco, Laurie Black and Laurice Rahmé explain what “having it all” means to them and how to set boundaries to achieve a fulfilling home life and succeed at a demanding career. Click above to view their video.
CEW’s annual Achiever Awards event commenced Monday afternoon at the Walfdorf=Astoria in Manhattan honoring beauty’s leading executives, including Fresh’s Alina Roytberg, Nordstrom’s Laurie Black and CoScentrix’s Jill Belasco, with Bond No.9’s Laurice Rahmé was taking home the Great Idea Award in Fragrance. L’Oréal was awarded the Corporate Empowerment Award for its dedication to serving women in its company. Despite a switch in scheduling (Hurricane Sandy forced CEW to push the event from Nov. 2 to Nov. 12) the event attracted a full house, but for those unable to attend, footage from the full event is available!
Laurice Rahmé, founder and President of Bond No. 9, talks about joining the beauty world, some of the best career advice she’s received and how her most defining moment, September 11, changed the course of her business—and the fragrance industry.
Alina Roytberg, Co-President and co-founder of Fresh, entered the beauty world in 1991 when she and her husband, Lev Glazman, opened up a beauty store in Boston. More than 20 years later, Fresh operates 15 stores globally and is part of the beauty division of LMVH. Here, Alina talks with Beauty Insider about what it takes—personally and professionally—to run a business.
Laurie Black, Nordstrom’s General Merchandise Manager for Cosmetics and Executive Vice President, is starting her 35th year at the specialty retailer. Laurie spoke to Beauty Insider about her start at Nordstrom, the best career advice she’s ever received and why she thinks being a well-rounded executive helps contribute to successfully managing a $1 billion beauty division.
Cosmetic Executive Women, Inc. (CEW) is a nonprofit, professional organization with more than 10,500+ members globally, both men and women, from over 3,500 companies in the beauty and retail industries.
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