Stila Cosmetics has named Michelle Kluz its CEO and appointed an independent manager to help guide the company.
In her career, Kluz has been interim CEO of retail at AWH and served as interim CEO of Tough Mudder Bootcamps. She was previously the CEO of Pure Barre, the world's largest barre brand, as well as CEO of BBRC in Sydney, Australia.
Kevin J. Carey, senior counsel in Hogan Lovells' corporate and finance practice group, will serve as manager of Stila Styles and will be responsible to guide Stila leadership.
Kluz said, "Stila's innovative yet approachable products and commitment to authenticity matches my passion for consumer-centric brands. I am incredibly excited and energized to work with the exceptional employees at Stila, as well as the company's business partners, to ensure we continue to inspire and deliver sophisticated and accessible products to our loyal customer base, expanding our reach, including through key retailer partnerships. With Kevin's impeccable credentials and sterling reputation, I know he will help guide me and Stila leadership to set a course that will be in the best interest of its highly valued employees, business partners and customers."
Carey said, "Michelle brings to Stila a track record that includes leading an established $1 billion global retailer, building and scaling a business from the ground up, and reinvigorating an iconic fitness brand. Michelle has effectively repositioned a company by building a multi-unit franchise model, driving the annual budget process, establishing operational excellence and ultimately delivering a successful majority sale. Michelle has all the savvy and requisite skills to take Stila to a very bright future."