Speakers

  • Allison Krebs-Bensch
  • Allison Krebs-Bensch

  • CEO
  • US Pharmaceutical Corporation/CEO & CoFounder BeBe & Bella
  • Allison followed her father in his original profession as a scientific innovator. Allison has been intrinsically involved in the family’s pharmaceutical business from a very young age and now, runs the company. As a trailblazer, Allison is always pushing to formulate products around new scientific discoveries. It was in developing a probiotic supplement line, that Allison devised the idea to develop a skincare system incorporating these powerful microorganisms. A Vanderbilt University graduate, Allison is an Atlanta native who is a thriving Southern businesswoman.

  • US Pharmaceutical Corporation/CEO & CoFounder BeBe & Bella

  • Anurag Pande, PhD
  • Anurag Pande, PhD

  • Vice President, Scientific Affairs
  • SABINSA CORPORATION
  • LinkedIn Anurag Pande, PhD
  • Dr. Pande has been with Sabinsa’s sister company, Sami Labs, since 2004 in a research capacity, and spent several years at Sabinsa Japan’s Tokyo office as Senior Technical Manager. Today, Dr. Pande works from Sabinsa’s Corporate HQ based in East Windsor, NJ, USA.

    Dr. Pande holds a Ph.D. in Phytochemistry from RML Awadh University. He has both a Masters Degree in Science and a Bachelor’s Degree in Science from Lucknow University. He is the author of several trade and peer reviewed publications.
    By applying his chemistry knowledge to the ingredients Sabinsa promotes, he brings a refreshing viewpoint of understanding how these ingredients work. In his current capacity, Dr. Pande helps with technical marketing, delivers talks on various health benefits, provides worldwide regulatory support of Sabinsa’s portfolio of ingredients, as well as closely working with customers to help them develop new products and formulations in a time bound manner.
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  • SABINSA CORPORATION

  • Cristiane Pacheco
  • Cristiane Pacheco

  • New Business Vice President
  • Chemyunion, Inc
  • LinkedIn Cristiane Pacheco
  • Cristiane Pacheco is New Business Vice President of Chemyunion, Inc US. Pacheco joined Chemyunion in 1998 and has 23 years of professional global personal care experience. She has led Research and Development. Cristiane is a Pharmacist and holds her MBA, with post-graduate in Cosmetology.

  • Chemyunion, Inc

  • David Tyrrell
  • David Tyrrell

  • Global Skincare Analyst
  • Mintel
  • David provides analysis of consumer skincare needs and behaviors, ingredient and product assessments and competitive insights that impact business interests of skincare companies across the globe.

  • Mintel

  • Gabrielle Moro
  • Gabrielle Moro

  • Marketing Manager
  • CODIF TN
  • LinkedIn Gabrielle Moro
  • Graduated in Biochemistry, Gabrielle MORO worked for 3 years in developing Biotechnological Ingredients for the R&D department of a French supplier of Cosmetic Raw Material. She has joined CODIF R&N in 2007 to develop the current Marketing Department.

  • CODIF TN

  • Gay Timmons
  • Gay Timmons

  • Founder
  • Oh Oh Organic
  • LinkedIn Gay Timmons
  • Gay Timmons owns and operates Oh, Oh Organic, Inc., an organic and specialty ingredient distribution company committed to the development and delivery of sustainable agricultural ingredients for the cosmetic and personal care industries.

    Since 1991, she has worked as a producer and marketer of organic ingredients and an advocate for regulatory clarity for organic and natural producers and consumers.

    She graduated from UC Davis, has an MS in Physiology.

  • Oh Oh Organic

  • Patricia Moreira
  • Patricia Moreira

  • Skin Care Product Manager
  • Chemyunion, Inc
  • LinkedIn Patricia Moreira
  • Patricia Moreira is Skin Care Product Manager for Chemyunion. She is a biologist with a Master’s Degree and PhD in Biomaterials for Tissue Engineering. More than 10 years as a scientist developing active ingredients for skin care, including screening and performance evaluation of finished products in a multinational Brazilian company. Patricia is nowadays responsible for the strategy and management of the skin care portfolio of Chemyunion Ltda., including the connection of science and technologies with market trends and client needs.

  • Chemyunion, Inc

  • Pierre-Yves Morvan
  • Pierre-Yves Morvan

  • R&D Director
  • CODIF TN
  • LinkedIn Pierre-Yves Morvan
  • Dr Pierre-Yves MORVAN has a Master in Biochemistry and a PhD in Biology. He has joined the French company CODIF INTERNATIONAL in 1997 to develop the current in vitro testing department for safety and efficacy evaluation of active ingredients. He is an active member of SFC, SFA and SPTC.

  • CODIF TN

  • Simon Pitman
  • Simon Pitman

  • Senior Editor
  • CosmeticsDesign.com
  • LinkedIn Simon Pitman
  • Simon Pitman has worked as a B2B journalist for over 15 years and has been editor of the CosmeticDesign websites for the past six years. During that time CosmeticsDesign-Europe.com and CosmeticsDesign.com USA have been developed into the leading online resource for the latest news in the cosmetics ingredients category. Simon has reported on all the key skin care ingredient trends, documenting areas such as anti-aging, natural and organic, actives and whitening.

  • CosmeticsDesign.com