PCPC announces new board chair & officers

Written on: March 7, 2023 by SprayTM

The Personal Care Products Council (PCPC) has elected its new Board of Directors Chair: Barbara Menarguez, General Manager of Fragrance & Beauty at CHANEL. Menarguez has built a career in the beauty industry and currently oversees CHANEL’s marketing, sales, education and sales planning.


“Barbara’s impressive accomplishments and strong leadership will serve our membership well as we continue to advance our industry’s determination for a more beautiful and sustainable world,” said Lezlee Westine, PCPC President and CEO.

“I look forward to working more closely with her as we continue to strengthen our commitment to our members and our consumers.”

Menarguez has been with CHANEL for more than 25 years, serving as the company’s Senior VP and CFO for eight of those years. She is widely recognized for her thoughtful leadership, according to PCPC.

“PCPC is the voice for the industry whose products touch the lives of nearly every American household each day,” she said.

“Families rely on our products to enhance their well-being and quality of life. I’m honored to help lead PCPC as we continue to educate policy makers, legislators, regulators, the media and, most importantly, our consumers about our innovative industry and our commitment to sound science.”

In addition to Menarguez, the PCPC has newly elected the following officers to the Board of Directors:

Vice Chairs–Esi Eggleston Bracey, President, Unilever USA, CEO North America Personal Care, Unilever; David Greenberg, CEO L’Oréal USA and President, North America Zone, L’Oréal; Chris Heiert, Senior VP, the Specialty Beauty Group, Procter & Gamble; Mark Loomis, President, North America, The Estée Lauder Companies

Secretary–Maria “Duda” Kertész, President, U.S. Skin Health & Beauty, Johnson & Johnson Consumer Health

Treasurer–Deborah Gibbins, COO and CFO, Mary Kay