New Appointments at Macadamia
Macadamia Natural Oil has elected Lori Krebs and Jack Gallagher to its Board of Directors. Both newly elected board members will support and help strengthen Macadamia's leadership team through their industry knowledge and experience.
A key leader in the beauty and apparel industries for more than 30 years, Lori Perella Krebs launched her career in 1981 at KPMG.
In 1987, she joined Helene Curtis in the International Business Development Group. She was responsible for opening and managing subsidiaries in Japan, Italy, UK, Mexico, and Sweden.
In 1994, Krebs was brought on as VP of International for Liz Claiborne and spearheaded the development of U.S. brands overseas, including Dana Buchman, DKNY Jeans, Kate Spade and Lucky.
By 1998, she joined Frederic Fekkai & Co. as President and focused on building brand awareness.
Krebs is also the founder of Select Brand Equities, a consulting firm designed to identify and launch brands in the beauty and fashion sectors.
Jack Gallagher spent 25 years working in various sales, marketing and general management positions at Johnson & Johnson, and served as President of Johnson & Johnson Canada.
Gallagher also served as president of Drake Bakeries and Optiva Corporation/Philips Oral Healthcare.
Most recently, he served as President of Clarisonic where he was responsible for all domestic and international business operations for Pacific Bioscience Laboratories prior to its sale to L'Oreal.