Lonza Consumer Care Announces Appointment of Dr. Russell Elliott PhD as Director of Skin Care Technology
South Plainfield, NJ (USA), 23 March 2016 – Lonza today announced the appointment of Dr. Russell Elliott PhD to the role of Director of Skin Care Technology for its Personal Care business.
In this role he will be responsible for establishing the long term vision and providing technical leadership for all of Lonza's skin care technologies. Russell brings to Lonza his extensive expertise in the design and development of new products within the beauty care industry. He has more than 25 years of experience in leading strategic product development efforts in skin care, skin health, and cosmetic and dermatology markets, and has successfully filed more than 50 patents.
Prior to this role, Russell held the position of V.P. of Operations at BiopharmX. Russell has a Masters of Arts in Chemistry and a DPhil in Organic Chemistry from Oxford University, is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry in the UK and is the Technical Editor for the Journal of Surfactants and Detergents.
“The team is very excited that Russell has joined Lonza as our Director of Skin Care Technology,” states Penny Antonopoulos, Head of Global Marketing, Personal Care. “Russell's proven track record in innovation and technical leadership is quite impressive, and we feel fortunate that Russell will be managing our future endeavors.”