Mary Kay has appointed Wendy Wang as chief commercial officer in the Asia Pacific region at the company’s global headquarters in Addison, Texas.
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In this role, Wang will develop and drive the implementation of commercial strategies for the Asia Pacific region. Wang will also be tasked with collaborating with regional leadership to ensure corporate objectives and lead the regional team to support sales, marketing, business technology and operations in each Asia Pacific subsidiary.
Wang has been with Mary Kay China since 2002 as counsel for the Asia Pacific region in the corporate legal department. Most recently, Wang served as vice president and associate general counsel for Mary Kay Inc. where she led the team of legal professionals responsible for handling all legal issues for Mary Kay’s Asia Pacific, Europe, Latin America and North America regions.
The appointment of Wang is the latest in Mary Kay's core value of global and regional workforce gender diversity. Females make up 61% of the global workforce, 59% of directors and above, 51% of global vice presidents and above, as well as 50% of global executive team. In the Asia Pacific region, females make up 57% of its workforce, 69% of regional positions and 100% of market leadership.
KK Chua, president of Mary Kay’s Asia Pacific Region said, “We are honored to announce the appointment of Wendy Wang to this senior leadership position. Her passion to see women’s lives enriched throughout Asia and expertise will be invaluable as we continue our steadfast mission of enriching women’s lives in our Asia Pacific Region. Wendy is a visionary leader who possesses the strategic global business acumen and proven track record to effectively navigate today’s ever-changing beauty industry landscape. As a global beauty brand committed to empowering women, we recognize that women in leadership positions at Mary Kay are a driving force behind our company’s continued success worldwide.”
Wang said, “I am thrilled to continue supporting women and their families in the Asia Pacific region. It is a great privilege to work for a company dedicated to enriching women’s lives and I am committed to making every effort to ensure a viable business opportunity for the independent beauty consultants. We are laser-focused on delivering the very best business opportunity, building upon the values Mary Kay upholds as cornerstones of our corporate culture and mission. For several decades, our company has been instrumental in overcoming conventional barriers to empower women to achieve their full potential in business as well as in personal life, and I am honored to continue delivering on this mission.”