Consumer goods group Unilever Plc/NV will buy U.S. hair and skin care company Alberto Culver for $3.7 billion (2.3 billion pounds) in the latest move to rebalance its portfolio towards higher growth lines.
The group announces a double executive appointment to its eponymous brand; Daniel M. Annese is promoted to Senior Vice President, Global General Manager and Charisse Ford takes the role as Senior Vice President Global Marketing.
An oil major, a luxury cosmetics company and independent directors including a former astronaut will have a key say in what may be the next multi-billion dollar merger to shake the global pharmaceutical industry.
Andrew Maag is promoted to President of Burberry Europe, succeeding now retiree Joy Frommer. For the last 4 years he has been Senior Vice-President of Menswear. This former role is extended and taken on by Paul Price.
The school of fashion and design based in Milan, London and Paris announces the arrival of Adrien Parry Roberts as Director of Studies. This is part of the Institute’s reorganisation plan of its study programmes.