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Mintel Appoints New VP of Global Insight, Beauty and Personal Care

Posted: February 26, 2013

Mintel continues to expand its global team with the appointment of Hannah Roberts as its new vice president of global insight for Mintel’s premium beauty and personal care service.

Roberts joins the beauty and personal care team in London and will be responsible for the development of Mintel insights and analysis, with a focus on consumer research, innovation and strategic product development on a global scale. Moreover, Roberts will bring to Mintel her knowledge in marketing planning, ingredient application, packaging and product claims within the mass and prestige beauty and personal care market.

Jane Henderson, global president, beauty and personal care division, said, “We are delighted to have Hannah on board as our new VP [of] global insight, and her expertise makes her a most valued addition to Mintel’s team of global beauty and personal care specialists. Her knowledge and achievements in her successful career within the industry will make a key contribution to further develop Mintel’s premium solution for the beauty sector. The continuous effort in investing into the most talented people is indicative of Mintel’s commitment to stay at the top of the industry.”

Roberts brings to Mintel long-standing experience in the beauty industry, having worked for some of the leading brands in cosmetics. Most recently, she served as brand marketing director for prestige brands Laura Mercier Cosmetics and Revive Skincare, being accountable for new product development in Europe. Prior to that, Roberts developed and managed commercial strategies for the beauty division of London-based retailer Harrods.