Karen M.

Consultant | Beauty Industry

English, French

Beauty industry executive accomplished in global marketing, merchandising and strategic planning with a proven ability to identify innovative brand building opportunities across all channels. Relatio...see more

  • Chemical & Plastic Products
  • Digital & Broadcast Media
  • Healthcare
  • Professional Services
  • ...


  • Pre-vetted expert
  • Confirmed hourly rate
  • Available on short notice


Contributing Editor

3 years
Current position
Jul 2019 - Present
As the key contributor of most of orignal content to the Essencional website, I am also invovled in the editorial planning, the social media posts, and the overall communication strateg...see more


Independent Consultant
4 years
Current position
Dec 2018 - Present
Doing a freelance consultancy

Business Development Manager, North & South America

Parfums Givenchy
10 years
Jul 2008 - Oct 2018
Givenchy is a French luxury fashion and perfume house.

Author & Instructor

Academy of Art University
4 years
Dec 2004 - Dec 2008
Authored and taught 15-week course on the Beauty Industry

Merchant, Fragrances

8 years
Dec 1999 - Dec 2007
Sephora is a French multinational retailer of personal care and beauty products. Featuring nearly 3,000 brands, along with its own private label, Sephora Collection, Sephora offers beau...see more

Cosmetics & Fragrance Department Manager

Saks Fifth Avenue
5 years
Dec 1994 - Dec 1999
Saks Fifth Avenue, originally A. Saks & Co., is an American luxury department store chain.

Department Manager, Cosmetics

I Magnin
4 years
Dec 1990 - Dec 1994
I. Magnin & Company is a high fashion and specialty goods luxury department store.

Industries, roles and expertise

Industry experience

  • Chemical & Plastic Products
  • Digital & Broadcast Media
  • Healthcare
  • Professional Services
  • Wellness & Fitness


  • International Marketing
  • Brand Development
  • Content Marketing
  • Product Positioning
  • Content Writing
  • Vendor Managment
  • Business Developement
  • Communication Strategy
  • Editorial Skills