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Cosmetic Essence Appoints Andrew Davis SVP, Global Operations, Expands Executive Team

Holmdel, NJ; March 19, 2013 – Cosmetic Essence (CEI), a leading provider of contract manufacturing and supply chain management services to the beauty care, personal care and household products industries, announced the appointment of Andrew Davis to the role of Senior Vice President, Global Operations. Davis will be responsible for strategic and operational leadership of procurement, manufacturing, distribution and engineering worldwide.

"Andrew is a proven leader who brings a great depth of experience with multi-national consumer products companies," said CEO Peter Martin. "CEI will rely heavily on Andrew's operational guidance to support our valued customers and business development strategy globally."

Prior to joining CEI, Davis acted as Vice President & Chief Supply Chain Officer at The Hartz Mountain Corporation. During his five-year tenure, he swiftly advanced cross-functional process improvements, generating operational efficiencies across the entire organization. Prior to his work at Hartz Mountain, Davis held successive positions at L'Oreal USA leading manufacturing and logistics while providing strategic direction of operations for hair care, cosmetic and OTC products.

"CEI is deeply rooted in personal care innovation and manufacturing, and is well positioned for advancement," said Davis. "I'm excited by the opportunity to further strengthen the company's operational functions, and to support ambitious revenue growth initiatives."

Davis holds a BS degree in mechanical engineering from Lehigh University and an MBA in finance from Fordham University.

ABOUT COSMETIC ESSENCE
CEI is the leading provider of contract manufacturing and supply chain management services to the cosmetics, personal care and household products industries. We help our customers build strong brands. From innovation to fulfillment, we offer formula creation, package design & sourcing, manufacturing and filling (including FDA compliant OTC beauty care), packaging & assembly as well as logistics & distribution with operations located in the United States and Europe. CEI's customers include many of the leading global cosmetics, personal care and household products companies as well as numerous marketers of emerging brands.

FOR MORE INFORMATION:
Cosmetic Essence
Christie O'Brien, 732.888.7788 Ext. 499. cobrien@cosmeticessence.com