Cindy Monroe will step down as CEO of Thirty-One Gifts, but maintain a role with the company, passing the torch to Elizabeth Thibaudeau, former CEO of Jamberry and executive at Nu Skin. Monroe founded Thirty-One Gifts in the basement of her Tennessee home in 2003, specializing in bags, accessories and personalized gifts. Additionally, Tracy Britt Cool, who worked closely with Warren Buffett as a key deputy at Berkshire Hathaway Inc., will take an ownership stake in Thirty-One Gifts. Through Kanbrick, the investment firm Britt Cool leads, she will become a partner and owner with founder Monroe.
Jonas af Jochnick, co-founder of Swedish beauty firm Oriflame Cosmetics, died suddenly May 17. The 81-year-old Swedish entrepreneur, who founded Stockholm-based Oriflame with his brother Robert in 1967, passed away in his sleep. He had been active in various positions in the company and stepped down from the company’s board in 2018.
DoTERRA has hired Dell Brown as the chief operating officer of Prime Meridian Health Clinics, doTERRA’s healthcare initiative. Brown has more than 20 years of experience in the healthcare consulting industry and will lead Prime Meridian in strategy and logistics. Prior to doTERRA, Brown co-founded Global Health Consulting, and before that, he worked for CSC Healthcare as a senior consultant.