This article was originally published in The Rose Sheet
Executive SummaryNine industry execs receive Cosmetic Executive Women Achiever Award Oct. 31. Award, established in 1975, recognizes leading execs who have contributed to beauty industry growth and advancement of women. Recipients include Studio at Fred Segal founder, Creative Director Robin Coe-Hutshing, L'Oréal President/General Manager Carol Hamilton, Makeup Artist Sonia Kashuk, Shiseido U.S. President Heidi Manheimer, Procter & Gamble Global Cosmetics & Marketing VP Anne Martin, Rodan & Fields founders Katie Rodan and Kathy Fields, YSL Beauté Chairman/CEO Chantal Roos and Clinique North America President Eunice Valdivia. Evelyn Lauder, Estee Lauder senior corporate VP, also honored as first recipient of Inner Beauty Award for individual whose contributions go beyond professional and corporate requirements. Lauder accepted award from Sen. Hillary Clinton (D-N.Y.) for founding the Breast Cancer Research Foundation...
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