Ladies Who Launch: CEW Fêtes Achievers

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Laurie Black, Jill Belasco, Laurice Rahmé,
Jeannine Shao Collins and Alina Roytberg.


Cosmetic Executive Women (CEW) honored five of the industry’s most luminous female executives at the organization’s 37th Annual Achiever Awards luncheon on November 12.

Recipients included Jill Belasco, founder and CEO of CoScentrix; Laurie Black, EVP, GMM, cosmetics for Nordstrom; and Alina Roytberg, co-president and co-founder of Fresh.

Additionally, Bond No. 9 New York president and founder, Laurice Rahmé, received CEW’s Great Idea Award for Fragrance Innovation, which was sponsored by International Flavors and Fragrances (IFF) and presented to her by IFF’s vice president of fine fragrance and beauty care worldwide, Christophe de Villeplée.

CEW also honored L’Oréal USA with the Corporate Empowerment for Women Award for its commitment to the advancement of women, which was accepted at the ceremony by L’Oréal USA’s president and CEO, Frederic Rozé.


L’Oréal’s Karen Fondu, Frederic Rozé
and Carol Hamilton.
Jean-Marc Plisson and Alina Roytberg (r.)
of Fresh with LVMH’s Pamela Baxter.
IFF’s Laurent Le Guernec and Christophe de Villeplée (r.) with Laurice Rahmé of Bond No. 9.
Judy and Cos Policastro of Givaudan with Jill Belasco of CoScentrix and Donna Belasco Pratt. Claudia Poccia of Gurwitch Products, CEW’s Lisa Klein and Carol Hamilton of L’Oréal. Fresh’s Lev Glazman and Lucy
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StriVectin’s JuE Wong and Bond No. 9’s
Laurice Rahmé with Annette Green.
CEW’s Jill Scalamandre with Ahava’s
Elana Drell Szyfer.
Christian Dior’s Lisa Hawkins and Terry Darland (r.) with Alina Roytberg of Fresh.
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Nordstom’s Gemma Lionello
and Laurie Black.
Aquila’s Nicholas Ratut, Arcade’s Diane Crecca, The Fragrance Foundation’s Elizabeth Musmanno and Cosmetic World’s George Ledes. Coty Prestige’s Tennille Kopiasz, Bob Taylor
and Lori Singer.
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Chanel’s Evelyn Couzijn and Ava Huang. CEW’s Carlotta Jacobson and Avon’s Susan Heaney with L’Oréal’s Rebecca Caruso and Suzie Davidowitz. Aquila’s Nicholas Ratut with Saks Fifth Avenue’s Deborah Walters and Ondine Lamstein.
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Lisa Becker, Jill Barr and Nancy Schmidt
of Macy’s.
Arcade’s Rich Nightingale and Eric Dalbo (r.) with Cosmetic World’s George Ledes and Lori Singer of Coty Prestige. Kellie Como of Interparfums with Symrise’s John Lando.
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LVMH’s Cara Raffe, Jaclyn Danchak,
Jessica Barlow and Jamie Roberts.
Mane’s Westly Morris with Linda Marshall
of Elysée Scientific Cosmetics.
Robertet’s Joe Lattarulo, Christophe Maubert and Pierre Wulff (r.) with Maria Corbiscello
of Studio MC2.

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