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Russo Is Leaving Conair

Russo is leaving Conair

When you hear the name Ken Russo, most people in the beauty biz think of the name Conair and vice versa. After 30-plus years at Conair, the well-respected, professional beauty-industry executive has decided to leave the company "in order to pursue a new chapter" in his life.

"I would not change the last 30-plus years for anything," Russo tells Beauty Store Business. "Both the experience and the long-term friendships in and out of Conair have been very fulfilling.

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ICMAD's 2012 CITY Awards Graphic

If you’re a beauty-products supplier—and I know that a lot of you read Beauty Store Business online—I urge your company to participate in the Independent Cosmetic Manufacturers and Distributors’ 2012 CITY (Cosmetic Innovator of The Year) Awards program.

This year’s program is no doubt bigger and better than the previous six—and in 2012 your business doesn’t even have to be an ICMAD member. Also, as BSB tweeted on April 23, the deadline for submissions has been extended to May 11.