, in response to its continued to growth, recently announced several key personnel additions and promotions made to support the business and better service its client base. The company welcomes:
Jeff Klein – Joins Maesa Group as chief financial officer, U.S. Klein comes to Maesa from the banking industry with experience at Lazard Frères and Lehman Brothers. He is a CPA and received his MBA from New York University. Jeff will lead the financial group in the U.S., working closely with the U.S. and Paris finance teams to formulate Maesa’s growth strategy.
Jennifer Gateley – Joins Maesa Group as controller, Maesa NY.Gateley is a CPA and comes to Maesa with an extensive auditing background. In her newly created position, she will work with the U.S. finance team to oversee the day-to-day accounting operation.
Terrence Foster – Joins Maesa Group as the new accounts payable manager in the New York office, reporting to the CFO. He previously worked at Landor Associates as a project accountant.
Maria Anderson -Joins Maesa Packaging as logistics manager. Anderson comes to Maesa from CEVA Logistics where she managed all aspects of shipping and importing. She is a graduate of Penn State and was an exchange student in Italy where she learned to speak Italian.
Jennifer Gonzales – Joins Maesa Packaging as a project manager. She comes to Maesa from Alcan Packaging where she worked with clients such as L’Oreal, Coty, Victoria’s Secret, Bath and Body Works and Belcorp. She is currently pursuing her second bachelor’s degree at FIT in international trade and marketing.
Miki Iba – Joined Maesa Beauty in 2008 in turnkey development. She has recently been promoted to director of product development, where she is a brand manager in charge of marketing, product development and managing the brands.
Jill Carlucci – Joined Maesa Group in 2008 as executive assistant to the former CEO. She has recently been promoted to manager of corporate affairs, where she is responsible for HR, travel, logistics, PR, marketing and corporate communications.
Laure Pellarin – Recently received a promotion to VP of purchasing. She now manages and supervises purchasing managers in the Turnkey China division and is responsible for margin, quality, and lead-time for all turnkey products coming out of China.