Daan Thorn Leeson Joins Lonza Consumer Care as Global Head, Skin Care Technology
South Plainfield, NJ (USA), 5 September 2017 – Daan Thorn Leeson has joined Lonza Consumer Care as Global Head of Skin Care Technology for its Personal Care businesses. Based in South Plainfield, NJ (USA), Thorn Leeson leads the development of new products and assists in building Lonza's reputation as a solution provider in the highly competitive skin care market.
Thorn Leeson is a 17-year-veteran of the personal care industry, with particular focus in skin care applications. Prior to joining Lonza, he served 10 years at Avon Products in various senior research and innovation roles.
Thorn Leeson has been named as inventor on three patents for skin care applications and has published 10 research studies. He earned his PhD in Chemistry from the University of Groningen in the Netherlands and was a Director's Postdoctoral Fellow at Los Alamos National Laboratory in Los Alamos, NM (USA).