PEOPLE ON THE MOVE – April
Kara Trousdale, Beautycounter
Beautycounter has appointed Kara Trousdale as chief commercial officer. Trousdale brings experience in retail and supply chain and will be responsible for overseeing and innovating Beautycounter’s omnichannel model. She previously served nearly eight years at Amazon, where she most recently was chief marketing officer for Amazon Fashion.
Nathan Moore, Mary Kay
Mary Kay Inc. has named Nathan Moore president, global sales and marketing. In this new role, Moore will manage all region leadership teams, as well as global marketing and global strategy and insights teams. He will continue as region president of Mary Kay North America. Moore joined Mary Kay in 1995 as a staff attorney.
PEOPLE ON THE MOVE – March
Fredrik Lundqvist, Vorwerk
Vorwerk LLC has appointed Fredrik Lundqvist as CEO. Lundqvist will lead the company’s presence and growth of the Thermomix brand in the U.S. and Canada. Previously, Lundqvist was country manager for Vorwerk International in China. He has nearly 20 years’ experience with Vorwerk, working in Switzerland and Singapore, among others.
Vallen Blackburn, Nature’s Sunshine
Nature’s Sunshine has promoted Vallen Blackburn to vice president and general manager of Latin America. Blackburn joined Nature’s Sunshine in 2016 to help build its business and intelligence strategies, using his prior financial knowledge. He will now leverage that experience in Latin America.
PEOPLE ON THE MOVE – August
Camelle Kent, Thirty-One
Thirty-One Gifts has named Camelle Kent as CEO. Kent assumes the role from Elizabeth Thibaudeau, who joined Thirty-One as acting CEO last July. Thibaudeau will remain a board member. Kent’s career spans over 25 years, and she has grown global brands including Gillette, Timberland, and Avon. Most recently, she was CEO at WellPet.
Dave Nash, 4Life
Dave Nash has been promoted to senior vice president of global markets at 4Life Research. Previously vice president of Greater China, Nash was hired by 4Life in 2018. He has spent considerable time in Asia on behalf of the company and will now continue his work in Asia while broadening his focus to include global sales and operations.
Chelsey Berend, Stream
Stream has promoted Chelsey Berend to vice president of field experience. Berend started at Stream as a receptionist and created new roles for herself at the company, founding the organization’s event department. Berend helped initiate the project Women of Power, which brings women together to support each other in business.
Erik Patterson, 4Life Research
Erik Patterson has been named vice president of North America at 4Life Research. Patterson joined 4Life in July 2018 as director of Southeast Asia. He has more than 25 years of experience in direct sales including time at Xyngular, MonaVie, XANGO and Nature’s Sunshine. Patterson’s geographical responsibilities will include the United States, Mexico, the Caribbean and Central America.