CEW Celebrates 2019’s Top Talent


CEW recognized seven rising stars in the beauty industry at its annual Top Talent Awards luncheon, held Thursday, April 11, 2019 at New York City’s Union League Club.

Recipients are nominated by CEW board members or senior executives within their company, then reviewed by a special CEW committee of the board of governors. They are evaluated on the impact they have already achieved as well as their future leadership potential. The2019 honorees include:

  • Jennifer Cohen, senior director, makeup, Sephora
  • Megan Crokos, VP, product and fragrance development, mass global beauty and home, Bath & Body Works
  • Marcie Hoklas, senior director/DMM Beauty Company, Walgreens-Boots Alliance
  • Rachel Painter, vice president, research and development, The Estée Lauder Companies
  • Suzanne Pengelly, SVP, U.S. sales and education, bareMinerals
  • Mary F. Rodrigues, SVP, marketing and ecommerce, RéVive Skincare
  • Salina Urben, senior regional education manager, Clarins

“For 65 years, CEW has helped women in the beauty industry achieve, advance and inspire,” said CEW president Carlotta Jacobson. “We are delighted to honor these seven inspirational women for their achievements.”

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