Pola Orbis Holdings Inc., owner of beauty brands Pola, Orbis, H2O Plus, Jurlique and more, announced it will implement the following personnel changes to president and CEO and director at its Jurlique subsidiary.
Mark Whyman will take on the position of president and CEO, taking over from Toru Yamamoto. Whyman has been involved in many lifestyle and apparel brands and taken significant roles in their Asia and Oceania businesses. Jurlique has been proactively expanding globally, especially in China and Hong Kong, and a the new president and CEO of Jurlique, Whyman will be in charge of leading the further growth of the brand.
Additionally, Sam McKay, currently president and CEO of Julique, will be retiring and will be named an advisor for the overseas business of Pola Orbis Holdings Inc. as of April 1, 2014. Pola Orbis Holdings’ COO Takafumi Takezawa is also retiring.