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Industry Advisory Board

This unique program was developed through extensive consultation with many of the leading corporations in the beauty industry. The program's Industry Advisory Board is a cross-section of senior executives from multinational corporations, expert consultants in product development and marketing, respected journalists, national retailers, heads of industry associations, and members of the FIT community. 

Together with a cross-disciplinary faculty selected from throughout the college and industry experts who teach as adjunct instructors in the program, the courses and overall program give young professionals a breadth of knowledge and leadership training to prepare them for positions of senior responsibility in the beauty industry.

CHAIRPERSON
Jerry Vittoria, President, Firmenich USA* ?Firmenich Inc.

VICE CHAIR
Camille McDonald, President, Brand Development & Merchandising? Bath & Body Works

IMMEDIATE PAST CHAIRPERSON
David Greenberg, President, Maybelline | Garnier | Essie * ?L'Oréal USA

BOARD MEMBERS
Susan Babinsky, Senior Vice President ?Kline & Company

Pamela Baxter, President & CEO ?LVMH Perfumes & Cosmetics, North America ?President, Christian Dior Couture Inc.

Peter Born, Executive Editor, Beauty ?WWD | Fairchild Publications

Gina Boswell, Executive Vice President Personal Care North America? Unilever

Robin Burns-McNeill, Ex-Officio? FIT Board of Trustees? Chairman, Batallure Beauty

Jeanine Shao Collins, Executive Vice President/ More & Beauty Center of Excellence ?Meredith Publications

Lita Cunningham, Senior Vice President, Global Human Resources? Elizabeth Arden, Inc.

Ann Gottlieb
, President ?Ann Gottlieb Associates

Karen Grant, Vice President & Global Industry Analyst? NPD Group, Inc.

Joanne Grillo, Senior Vice President, Human Resources? LVMH | Parfums Christian Dior?PDC

Ava Huang, Senior Vice President Marketing? Chanel

Jane Hudis, Global Brand President? Esteé Lauder

Carlotta Jacobson, President? Cosmetic Executive Women

Professor Stephan Kanlian, Chairperson, Master's Program: Cosmetics & Fragrance Marketing and Management *?Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT)

Kevin Kells, National Industry Director, Consumer Packaged Goods? Google

JP Kuehlwein, Executive Vice President, Frederic Fekkai? Procter & Gamble

Wendy Liebmann, CEO? WSL Strategic Retail

Marina Maher, President & CEO? Marina Maher Communications

Heidi Manheimer, Chief Executive Officer? Shiseido Cosmetics America

Mary Manning, Co-Founder & Managing Partner ?Silk Route Strategists LLC

Felix Mayr-Harting, Global Head of Fine Fragrances ?Givaudan Fragrances Corp.

Carrie Mellage
, Vice President, Consumer Products ?Kline & Company

Nicolas Mirzayantz, Group President, Fragrances? International Flavors & Fragrances (IFF)

Steve Mormoris, Senior Vice President, Global Marketing - Beauty?Coty Inc.

Elizabeth Musmanno
, President? The Fragrance Foundation

Louanne Roark, Executive Director? Personal Care Products Council Foundation & ?Look Good Feel Better

Catherine Walsh, Senior Vice President, Corporate Communications ?Coty Inc.

Kristine Welker, Vice President & Chief Revenue Officer, Dr. Oz The Good Life Magazine? Hearst Publications

Jean Zimmerman, President ?JHZ Creative Management, Inc.

*Executive Board Members
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