Kevin.Murphy Appoints New President

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Kevin.Murphy USA Inc. announced that Lisa Marx, former executive vice president of North America for the brand, has been appointed as president of the North American business unit and member of Kevin.Murphy executive committee, effective immediately. The appointment will position the brand’s North American business for continued success in the new financial year and onwards, while further strengthening the investment with Kevin.Murphy’s North American distribution partners. 

Marx joined Kevin.Murphy in July of 2012 and has been instrumental in the growth and success of the brand and the company to-date. From 2019 in her role as executive vice president of North America at Kevin.Murphy, Marx led the brand’s regional team in sales, business development, education, and marketing strategies, and supported the North American distributors to ensure the strategic growth, focus, and success of the channel. 

In her new role as president, Marx will oversee the execution of the North America strategic plan, leading the full regional organization and business operations. Reporting to the CEO, Marx will also assume a supervisor role to top-level management, overseeing the financial health and management of the organization. Marx is also now a member of the Global executive leadership team at Kevin.Murphy, which oversees planning, implementing, and communicating global key initiatives across brand business strategies.

"I am so honored to take on this new role as president of North America and feel fortunate to be representing this industry I love as a female leader,” Marx said of her new position. “I’m truly proud of everything we have achieved as a professional brand and excited at the opportunities that lie ahead of us. I have the entire Kevin.Murphy team to thank for helping me develop over the past ten years and I’m looking forward to taking this next step as we plan for future growth within our industry."

Prior to her role as executive vice president of North America, she served as the director of business development where she continuously excelled in setting new strategic initiatives for the business in highly-competitive markets. Prior to joining Kevin.Murphy USA, Inc., Marx worked as sales consultant and regional manager for salon services. Under her leadership, the sales team expanded while achieving and exceeding yearly sales initiatives, and distributorship presence for their salons grew extensively. 

“I have had the pleasure of working with Lisa for the last 6 years,” said Global CEO Laurent Misischi on Lisa’s promotion. “Lisa has been instrumental in our North American growth and the businesses of our North American distribution partners. She leads our business with a fierce passion, entrepreneurial spirit and innovative mindset. She is a successful team and culture builder and I welcome her continued contribution to the business.”

Lisa’s business philosophy hinges on the belief that the success of a company is rooted in both the performance of its products as well as its ability to make a positive impact socially and environmentally. A graduate of the University of Utah, she currently resides in Utah with her family.

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