OPI Products, Inc. is pleased to announce the appointment of Ron Anderskow as Global General Manager of OPI. Anderskow will oversee the day-to-day operations of the globally known professional nail brand. He joins Coty after successful International and Domestic general management and sales leadership roles in the beauty, oral care and professional divisions at Procter & Gamble, for nearly 30 years.
Most recently, Anderskow served as Senior Vice-President of Sales for Wella North America, where he led the multifunctional customer business development organization and reinvented the Go To Market organizational structure to better serve the salon professional industry across the USA, Canada and Puerto Rico. Under his leadership, the business experienced unprecedented growth and became the best-performing region in global Wella Salon Professional in just 18 months. Prior to this role, Anderskow worked in Geneva, Switzerland leading the Global Wella Sales Organization.
“The professional industry leads the beauty business in innovation, speed-to-market and customer relationships, and OPI is one of its most exciting brands,” explains Anderskow. “Leading OPI, the world’s number one professional nail brand, across the global marketplace is an exciting challenge for me. I am extremely happy to join the OPI and Coty leadership team and to help create the new beauty powerhouse.”
Anderskow is known for merging big-business discipline with entrepreneurial passion to create dramatic sales growth and profit growth for his customers, while delivering inspirational leadership to his organization. A graduate of the University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana’s business school, Ron lives in Los Angeles with his wife Dung and children Mitchell, Elizabeth, Thor and Carinna.
About OPI: As the number one salon brand worldwide, OPI is committed to providing high-quality products and services to both salons and their customers, along with a focus on industry safety and innovation. With exceptional formulas, fashionable colors, and iconic names, OPI’s heavily-pigmented lacquers are super rich, long-lasting and chip-resistant – offering an affordable luxury to consumers. OPI nail lacquer is available in more than 200 shades. Each lacquer features OPI’s exclusive ProWide™ Brush for the ultimate application. Currently, OPI is available in over 100 countries and retails a full line of professional items including OPI GelColor (available in more than 160 shades that match the iconic OPI colors), nail treatments, finishing products, lotions, manicure/pedicure products, files, tools, gels and acrylics. OPI is guaranteed only when purchased through authorized professional beauty outlets and prestige stores, not from a drugstore, supermarket, mass outlet, or other unauthorized source. For more information, visit www.opi.com.
About: Coty is a leading global beauty company with net revenues of $4.4 billion for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2015. Founded in Paris in 1904, Coty is a pure play beauty company with a portfolio of well-known fragrances, color cosmetics and skin & body care products sold in over 130 countries and territories. Coty’s product offerings include such power brands as adidas, Calvin Klein, Chloé, DAVIDOFF, Marc Jacobs, OPI, philosophy, Playboy, Rimmel and Sally Hansen. For additional information about Coty Inc., please visit www.coty.com.