Faces Cosmetics, a Canada-based cosmetics and personal care brand, has appointed Sameer Prasad as CEO of its global operations.
Prasad joins Faces from Planet Retail Holdings, where he was responsible for the launch, marketing strategies and growth of numerous leading international brands such as The Body Shop, Debenhams, Guess, Next, Accessorize and Nautica.
Prior to Planet Retail Holdings, he had worked with Kaybee Corporation in the Far East, and helped develop key new markets internationally. Prasad brings with him over 20 years of extensive international exposure in retail and will be responsible for spearheading the growth of the Faces brand in India and internationally.
Commenting on the appointment, Sameer Sain, managing partner, Everstone Capital, said, “We are delighted to have someone of Prasad’s calibre join the Faces team. Faces worldwide represents a compelling opportunity and Prasad can help sharpen the execution focus.”
Indivision India Partners, a private equity fund managed by Everstone Capital, had invested in Faces Cosmetics in the year 2007.
– IndiaRetailing Bureau